Wow! Our last full day in Haiti! This week has gone by really fast but slow at the same time… it’s something that is really hard to explain until you experience it! Our last day started off like the others. We had a yummy breakfast, got ready, and packed up the tap tap. Some of us were a little sleepy this morning, as we were out pretty late salsa dancing with Jean, our guest house director J
Anyway… this morning we headed to Grace Village in Titanyen for church. It is always so inspiring for me, and this time was no different. The sound of a large group of Haitians worshiping together is simply beautiful. I personally love to just soak in the sound and pray silently thanking God for all He has done and will continue to do in my life and all of these beautiful people’s lives.
After church we got back in the tap tap and headed for the beach! With a little tap tap surfing (you may need to have this explained to you.. J) and excitement for the ocean, the hour drive seemed to go by pretty quickly.
We arrived at the beach and the beauty was breathtaking. Pictures to come.. J We spent the day swimming, having some lunch and frozen drinks, and talking with people from all around the world! There was a large group of Brazilian Marines there who were working for the UN, and a lot of laughter occurred as a result of us trying to understand Portuguese J We spent about 3 hours there and then reluctantly headed home sunburned and tired!
Our drive home seemed much longer as we were all pretty exhausted and ready to get out of the sun. We arrived home around 4pm and showered up before having our last dinner here, pumpkin soup! We then had our last team meeting/reflection time and we shared with each other our word of the week. Each night this week we have shared our “word of the day” (basically one word that sums up your day in regards to what we did or how you feel). Tonight, we shared our work of the week, which at first seemed nearly impossible, but we all were able to find one word. I’m going to share each of our words with you and I would encourage you to have your loved one explain why they picked their word J Thanks again for reading all week and supporting us and our endeavors! Ke Bondye Beni’ou (God bless you!)