Tomorrow at this time I will be on a plane headed for the Dominican Republic. I am all packed. My “stuff” is ready.
But am I ready?
I don’t know how to prepare more than pray a lot.
This morning I was listening to the song Albertine by Brooke Fraser, who wrote it after going on a World Vision trip.
When she got back she wrote the song, and while, I have heard it many times before, I never REALLY thought about the words.
Take a few minutes and watch this.
Did you really listen to the words?
now that I have seen, I am responsible
Faith without deeds is dead
now that I have held you in my own arms, I cannot let go till you are
I am on a plane across a distant sea
But I carry you in me
and the dust on, the dust on, the dust on my feet
You will be with me on this journey. I pray that through my words you too will have seen.
“For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.”
For more about Brook’s story behind Albertine, watch this video.
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