Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Closing Out My Days Here

In my cozy Alpaca-wool sweater, my legs snuggled under a down comforter and listening to the tinsel-clink of tiny hail on my bedroom window, I grin thinking that a week from today I'll be hoping it's cool enough to open my windows at night. I had my last Spanish lesson today, enjoyed a traditional Bolivian BBQ on Saturday with the family and look forward to seeing a professional dance troupe perform Bolivian traditional dances this weekend (my Spanish teacher is one of the dancers!).

This time in Bolivia has been a reminder that life is good, even with its pain. It hasn't provided a respite from grief, as I'm finding that often the sweetest joys unearth profound grief. But the stimulation of a new challenge, the ever-present antics of a two-year old, the soft warmth of a newborn nestled in my arms have been the green pastures and still waters that my Shepherd is using to restore my soul.

Thank you for your continued prayers and encouraging notes. God's faithfulness expressed through so many of you is a great comfort.

Have to share a few of my favorite photos from this week. :-)



Cara, Mache, Zoe and Ariana

1 comment:

  1. Great pictures Marcia! No wonder you are enjoying your time there. We continue to pray for you and think of you often.