Peace, Love, & Understanding

On my first day here, a pastor in Bogota invited us to a meeting about the peace in Colombia at a local church. People were friendly and passionate, and we took a photo together afterward. I later found out that one guy at the meeting represented the National Liberation Army (ELN)—a guerrilla group that the … Continue reading Peace, Love, & Understanding

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Homeward Bound

“We will plant corn, yuca, mangoes ...” Alberto paused to think, “... plantains, avocados ...” “Will we have papaya?” I asked. “Claro,” he said, of course. We had the same conversation almost every night in October about the new house. A two-lane highway would soon be under construction directly through the kitchen where Alberto prophesied … Continue reading Homeward Bound