As our time in Belize wrapped up a number of people asked me what impacted me most, what stuck with me after all we had done and experienced. Each time I had the same instantaneous visual fill my mind. It was a beautiful internal collage of the peopl......read more
Today we had a full day. Instrument lessons, a songwriting class, and more instrument lessons. They have picked up the piano, violin, and guitar so well. The highlight was during lunch, a group took the chords they knew on guitar and grabbed some hand drums and made a new song and rap. Can't wait to upload it.
Geoff-Sunday: Zimbabwe Blog
Well it has been quite an adventure getting here. It is good, and we are here experiencing such great things. And so I smile and sometimes chuckle at the events of the past few days.
Erica met up with me in Tennessee and we drove to Atlanta through the pouring rain, but we arrived on time, our bags were loaded and we got on our flight with plenty of time. We even met a small group of missionaries from Ohio who were also heading to Zimbabwe.
But the flight was hours delayed, which got us to Johannesburg late, and thus we missed our connecting flight to Hararae. As w...
Erica–Zimbabwe 8-8-16: Today was great! We taught guitar, violin and piano for about 3 1/2 hours during the day, and many of the students made astounding progress. For the violin, we started by talking about how to hold the instrument, then started in “twinkle, twinkle, little star”, a great song for beginning violin.
I made it back safely last night and didn't have any particular trouble with the flights home. Redeemer Presbyterian and the visit with my friends in Manhattan was a blessing. Attached is a pic that someone snapped for me what the room was like while leading worship. These don't capture how active and engaged everyone was with the singing time (perhaps these were shot between verses!).