593 - Surgery Providence Retalhuleu

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Faith In Practice Team 593, Day 8 (September 28, 2018) Our last day in Ratalhuleu, Guatemala Lorraine has led us each morning in reflection, a duty I understand well from my work-life back home with Providence.  Uniting 50 people as they prep for a long day, to find meaning in their work, and... Read More
Faith In Practice Team 593, Day 7 (September 27, 2018) Reflection It is Guru’s birthday today… HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!  He humbly accepted the recognition and affection.  He shared he was a late addition to the team this time.  Had plans for a big trip, but the call came in and the decision was easy... Read More
Faith in Practice Team 593, Day 6 (September 26, 2018) Good news!!  Most have recovered from their GI symptoms (or are well on the way to recovery).  The antibiotics were welcomed and likely helped, shortening their illness by a few days I’m sure.    Morning reflections, this time directly... Read More
Faith In Practice Team 593, Day 5 (September 25, 2018) Our reflection today... Lorraine, “so today is for us, to be ready, to treat each guest honorably, to meet them laughing and invite them in, each one sent to us", and in my hour of darkness Mother Mary comes to me speaking words of wisdom... Read More
Faith in Practice Team 593, Day 4 (September 24, 2018) Our reflection this morning touched on us looking back to help prepare us moving forward.  We thought of the patients we met yesterday, their culture, and the journey they had to endure to get to this point, and the one they have ahead,... Read More
(Posts in reverse order by day of trip, first three days)  Faith In Practice Team 593, Day 3 (September 23, 2018) The day began with a most thoughtful reflection per our Chaplin, Lorraine… part 1 started with “talk to your neighbor, tell them about yourself” and ended with us presenting our... Read More