Port au Prince

Port au Prince
"He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure." Psalm 40:2

Sunday, April 18, 2010

We are a multitalented team leaving for Haiti tomorrow, full of anticipation but not really knowing what to expect. I personally have been desiring to use my professional skills (PT) internationally for some time, ever since visiting a Mercy Ship docked in Boston several years ago. I have heard that there is a need for rehab skills there, but also have heard from colleagues who have gone that it is easy to feel overwhelmed when there is such need in front of you. My hopes are summed up in the prayer of St Francis that was sung this morning at PSC:

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace;

where there is hatred let me sow love;

where there is injury, pardon;

where there is doubt, faith;

where there is despair, hope;

where there is darkness, light;

and where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled, as to console;
to be understood, as to understand;
to be loved, as to love;
for it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.

-St. Francis of Assisi

Thank you to all who are sending us

Anna Schroepfer

1 comment:

  1. Wishing you a safe trip there and back, Im confident that God who has assigned you this task, has equipped you with all that you need! Just draw from the well that never goes dry! His strength is sufficient in our weakness! Shalom!