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New shoots

October 17, 2011

Last night at the club I leaned over and asked Romeo why he’d volunteered to teach at our school.  He looked at me and said, “You.  I look at you and Krista volunteering to come all the way from America to help my country.  I should do my part.”  I told him not to make me cry.  He laughed and flashed his big smile.

I am so grateful for the people I have met here and the opportunity I have been given.  Hope sends up more new shoots every day.

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”
Robert Louis Stephenson

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  1. January 3, 2012 3:43 pm

    Rebekah! Thanks for sharing your words and photos with us! They are beautiful and thoughts are with you. Columbia is cold today – I continue to work at the stables, and have also gone back to school. Sending much love and gratitude for our paths crossing. LP

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