In the morning, we visited Club Esperanza, a preschool for underpriveleged children. QDuring our visit, we dropped off the more than 130 bags filled with school supplies, toothbrushes, and toys. Although our visit was short, everyone had a blast and we're glad to see our impact was shared with so many!
We are praising God for all His blessings and are glad we had the chance to witness His hand actively at work in the lives of others, such as the Buzbees, the Farringtons, and Open Hearts Ministry.
Our final night's devotion, led by Mr. G and Mrs. Wier was focused on taking a look back at our work throughout the week and seeing where God was present through an action, a word, or a relationship. They asked us to think about any "God-moments" and to reflect on what it meant to us now at the conclusion of our trip.
There were many, however, a special experience at Club Esperanza had us all amazed at the way God is at work in our lives – even in the most minuscule of ways.
While delivering the backpacks we had prepared for the children at Club Esperanza, we did not know the exact number of boy & girl students. Mrs. Wier had a special moment to share.
"It was the last classroom with an odd number or 7 boys and 22 girls. We opened the last suitcase and God had for us 7 boy backpacks and 23 girl backpacks. God is in the little things and cares for the little ones in Nicaragua!"
This was one of several stories that opened our eyes to what it means to have a God who has everything under control and who serves to meet our greatest – and smallest – needs, no matter the circumstance. The times shared during our devotions allowed us to see everything come full circle and to witness how God works in every aspect of our lives and the lives of others.
Thank you for your prayers and continued support. We are beginning to board now and are ready be back home.