I'd be lying if I said I didn't welcome the comfort of hot showers, flushing toilets, and my own soft bed after living in a tent for over a week.
But the truth is that I'd trade them all in again for the pleasure of sharing stories around a campfire and sleeping under the stars at the end of the day. I'd trade in the shopping malls and traffic jams and flashing fluorescent lights for the endless grasslands and soaring mountains, for the soothing balm of silence that graces the wilderness.
Life is a kaleidoscope. It changes before our eyes. We enjoy the fruits of abundance...until we witness the curse of poverty. We take our health for granted...until we are called to heal. We ravage Mother Earth...until we behold her glory:
In my final post, I will introduce you to some of the people who made this all possible. I can't thank them enough!