The Day I Danced with Jesus
A year’s worth of planning and fund-raising finally neared its climactic fulfillment when we boarded our plane for Guatemala. No amount of daydreaming from the window seat could compete with our upcoming reality; it was so much more than I had ever imagined.
The beautiful scenic views of volcanic mountains nestled against the large expanse of pristine waters literally took my breath away. My camera was hard pressed to keep up with my constant demands. I was determined not to blink in case I’d miss something. The sights, sounds, and smells of a culture I never knew quickly became my own as I fell deeply in love. I knew I would never be the same when I took my first deep gaze into the piercing black pools of their cherub faces. The wide-open expanse of hungry hearts surrounded me and I plunged without thought into their depths of need. This free-fall of love intensified with every ensuing God-encounter I had with these precious little ones. Read more »