Awakenings

Glimpses of the Divine in the Mundane

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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My soul feels restless today.  We’ve been back from Peru now for 4 days, yet it feels longer.  We got back and hit the ground running – returning to work, catching up on paying bills, checking emails, doing laundry, going grocery shopping…life as usual.  I finally have a day off – first one in over …

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As soon as we made our way outside you could tell it was a different place.  The hot, humid air was immediately sticky on our skin, and the smell of exhaust from all the motor cars hung lightly on the air.  We had made it.  We grabbed our luggage, and stuffed it in the back …

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