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Hearing Me Softly

Guatemala

The midnight rain was the culprit for the muddy hillside we were hiking on this warm, humid morning.  Each step seemed like the last before we slid down the side of the steep mountainside, though it didn’t slow us down much.  Neither did the long skirt I had to wear for this journey, which kept getting in the way of using my hands for additional support.  The rain finally slowed as we soon reached the top and began to make our way through the tall grass and trees.  Our destination took us to a small humble abode of a 90-year-old man and his wife, Estuerdo and Evelyn.  

Myself, two American friends, and three Guatemalan friends were excited to see what God had planned for this couple.  The last two days were filled with miracles in more than 100 people. We saw God heal them of all kinds of sicknesses.  While reminiscing of God’s goodness, we explained to our Guatemalan friends, “when we reach this couples’ home, you will be the one to pray for them to receive healing. God can use you just as He can use us to lay hands on the sick and see them healed.  God does not show favor.” Romans 2:11

My heartbeat skipped as I stopped to take in the beauty of our Creator’s masterpiece before me.  Surely Estuerdo and Evenlyn would be billionaires with this prime real estate in any Western country located 140,000 feet above sea level and nothing but breathtaking mountainsides touched only by the sun.  

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