A few thoughts…on learning about the country

  • Fierce heat
  • Overwhelming poverty
  • Dusty
  • Sewage running down the streets
  • Poor and crumbling economy
  • Gangs rampid
  • Hopelessness
  • Empty sad eyes
  • Backbreaking work for $1.00 a day
  • Shattered dreams
  • Aids
  • Death
  • Fear
  • Earthquakes
  • Rain washed away the back of a house
  • Danger

A few more thoughts…just observing from a tourist perspective

  • Beautiful flowers
  • Tourist hotels
  • Great food
  • Delicious Coffee
  • Pasted polite smiles
  • Quick attentive service

And a few new thoughts…from experiencing Compassion’s work

  • Joy on a child’s face
  • God transformations
  • Dedication
  • Perseverance
  • Hope
  • Equipping
  • Literacy
  • Worship
  • Peace expressed in their eyes
  • Hugs
  • Smiles
  • Kisses
  • Prayers
  • Laughter
  • Strength
  • Courage
  • Loved

I’ve learned a ton while being here and it’s only the second day!  I am humbled by the stories, overwhelmed by the stories and am trying to hold on to each and every story! 


About cakboliv

Born in Cochabamba, Bolivia to wonderful missionary parents, Howard and Maxine Morarie. Grew up in Bolivia, both in a remote jungle village

8 responses »

  1. gregstier says:

    those are awesome pictures. i hope you are feeling better!

  2. Couldn’t be better described. AMAZING experience, I’m loving being here w/ you, carol ann!! The Lord is melting our faces off!!!

  3. blogkosong says:

    what a nice picture. wish i could go there next month

  4. Jason says:

    CAK – Can’t wait to hear about it all when you return. Praying for you!

  5. Denise says:

    What beautiful kiddos. I see the joy in their eyes too. I’m praying for you!

  6. JEANIE says:

    Tredessa and I are both sitting here working on our laptops and and as I began looking at your pictures, she says very loudly, “Oh, Latin kids are just so beautiful!” I thought she was looking at them, but was actually preparing a Confluence newsletter and sorting through photos from a recent missions trip.

    But it is in the air: you are with the beautiful people. Your photos are capturing something of their hearts.

  7. rob says:

    Awesome Babe! I miss you! Thanks for sharing this journey!

  8. Debb says:

    My dear friend… I thank the Lord every day for your partnership in this ministry! As I think about how this came about and the impact you are having there, I praise the Lord for the way he has created such a diverse “body” of co-laborers to advance His kingdom. I will continue to pray for you and the entire team and can’t wait for the official face-to-face, every little detail update!

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