We are Home, and I Am Afraid

We are back here at home!

And I am afraid.

I’m afraid I will forget.

Costa Rica’s beauty…

Her treasures …


Her heroes.


I am afraid I will forget him …

and her … 

and all of them, here …

And here.

I am afraid I will forget how blessed I am, how much I have, and how little I have to complain about.

Lord, it’s more than a prayer; if ever I’ve begged, it’s now. Please, please, please let me be more than just touched by this trip You so clearly sent me on. Let me be transformed. And may I never, ever forget. For Your sake, for their sake, for the sake of all the world, do a work in my heart. Show me what’s happening in heaven, that I may be part of it being done here. Show me who I can reach out to and how. Let me see You in each face; let me decrease that You may increase; let Your kingdom come in my life and the lives of those around me. Here am I, here, right where I am … send me!



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4 Responses to We are Home, and I Am Afraid

  1. Charlotte says:

    Absolutely the most touching thing I’ve read today.  Thank you for sharing, sweet friend.

  2. Chelsea says:

    Love this..great way to say so much with so few words.  

  3. Tammymbradley says:

    So beautiful!

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