Linda (center) in Port-au-Prince
On the 6th day of our trip, we traveled to St Anne of Hyacinth high in the mountains of Haiti. This was the day the Haitian people taught me the true meaning of how stripping away material things allows you to be closer to God.
As we climbed the mountain on a rouged road, we saw the people’s way of life; living in humble dwellings, mostly one room structures, with a separate room used as their kitchen; feeding their families from the crops they grow, using their burro or horse, if they had one, to carry the crops down the steep mountain to sell and return with supplies. I couldn't help thinking what a difficult life.
A man rides his horse through the market
As the day went on and I walked with and among the local people, I saw beyond a difficult life to what was their normal; mothers washing their children from a …