Awakenings

Glimpses of the Divine in the Mundane

It’s 3am.  Most of the human race is fast asleep.  But in some corners of the globe there are those who do not sleep.  They are the vigilantes for “truth and righteousness”, who hunt down all things that hint of sin and heresy and expose the evils to the world.  They pride themselves in their …

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It was the day we were leaving.  The muggy air hung heavy and our skin glistened with the sweat we had almost grown accustomed to.  We had just spent 2 weeks in Peru, living together, eating together, traveling together, walking rickety bridges together, drilling wells together, playing with children together, pulling teeth together…and just experiencing …

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We put on our rubber boots and showered ourselves in deet.  We were gonna take a trek in the jungle surrounding our village, led by the village leader – our new friend, Walter.  It was the day before the well-drilling in the village.  So we packed some water and headed out, following our guide into …

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