Guatemala is hilly. That may be the biggest understatement I’ve made since I last said, “I don’t like peas.” However, that’s neither here nor there (but seriously, never offer me peas).
Anyways, Guatemala has the most gorgeous, mountainous, rocky, muddy, annoying-to-navigate terrain I have ever encountered. Our car had enough trouble trying to climb the slippery steep earth, to say nothing for human feet (see video below for example):
It was great working up a sweat climbing and hauling equipment to witness to unreached groups in the middle of the clouds.I felt so proud of myself, in my brand-new boots, doing my part for the ministry. I patted myself on the back as I sat down my pack, wiped my brow, and kicked the cakes of mud off of the edges of my shiny new work boots.
Then I looked at the feet of the pastors we had traveled with. And I no longer felt proud, just sort of ashamed. Read the rest of this entry »