Bridge to Honduras 2015 (Web)

The Team

BACK:
(L-R): Lindsay Laidlaw, Esther Bezanson, Rethabile Tshabalala, Tracy Gough, Tricia Mugridge, Sherri Flint.

FRONT:
(L-R) Shelly Tonen, Cliff Flint, David Tonen, Bev Laidlaw

MISSING: Jeff and Rachel

Trip Dates:
July 26-August 1: Copan – Spanish Language Immersion
August 2-8: Tegucigalpa – Missions

Because We’re All Just Human

Because We’re All Just Human

Last night, we got to go out on the streets again and feed the homeless. We hear about “feeding the homeless” all the time, and sure, it’s a great thing to do. But I don’t think we always stop and realize what this means. These people, these...

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Ministry in Prison

Ministry in Prison

Thursday, last day of mission. We went to the girls prison again for the third day. How special to be able to greet many of the girls by name! We started off with one of the young ladies, Wendy, reading a passage of the Bible and then praying. I wasn’t able to...

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Open The Eyes of My Heart

Open The Eyes of My Heart

One of my sincere prayers leading into and during this mission trip to Honduras was that I would see things through God’s eyes. I found the heart and passion of God in the eyes of many of the Honduran children I spent time with. Though living in some of the most...

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Meeting Anyi

Meeting Anyi

This past week has been incredible. I’ve experienced things I never thought I would experience. I’ve been impacted in ways I never thought I could be impacted. In January, I started sponsoring a little girl named Anyi (pronounced Angie) through Compassion....

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Big Day and OK

Big Day and OK

Thursday was a big day and a great day. We have so many stories to tell but have been having sporadic internet access so hence the silence. We will try our best to update you later this evening. The picture provided is displaying the artwork of some of the prison...

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The Football Prayer

The Football Prayer

Connecting through football, indeed soccer is a universal sport and it is true here at the women’s prison as well, over the past two visits through playing soccer I (we) have become a little closer to the small group of girls who wished to join in the pick up game....

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Pray

Pray

Today was a big day and tomorrow will be even bigger. We spent this morning at the feeding centres and had many activities with the children. The little girl that is pictured here praying was saying grace before she ate lunch. This to me summarizes what our mornings...

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Passion for Compassion

Passion for Compassion

This will be a relatively short blog post but I thought I should let you know that today (Tuesday) we spent the day with all our Compassion Children at a water park in Teguc to have a big day of fun. Many were meeting their child for the second time and this was a...

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Esther’s Birthday Pics

Esther’s Birthday Pics

I know you will enjoy these pictures from Esther’s surprise 17th Birthday Party…I will let the pictures speak for themselves…    ...

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Feeding and Praying

Feeding and Praying

What a day it was yesterday. A day filled with a total array of emotions that left me totally exhausted but so grateful for God’s blessing in my life and for the work God is doing in the lives of the beautiful people in Honduras. A trip to the Feeding Centre (we...

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The Emotion of Compassion

The Emotion of Compassion

Hola Life Bridge! We are so blessed to be a part of your mission team to Honduras and to reconnect with old friends and make new ones! Today we had the opportunity, along with Tricia, to meet our Compassion children. For us, it has been an eight year journey to get...

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Its Teguc Time

Its Teguc Time

NOTE: Sorry we have had a gap in posting – for the last two days we have had internet issues so we could not post. We have that sorted out now and will get on a regular schedule. Hola Amigos! It is Sunday morning at 7:30 here in Tegucigalpa. The entire team is...

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Esther Turns Seventeen

Esther Turns Seventeen

So I guess my birthday present from Dave is his computer because it’s my day to blog… so here I go! Almost everything that has happened has been nothing that I expected… which usually bugs me when things don’t go my way but in this case I am thankful, everything was a...

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Leaving Copan :o(

Leaving Copan :o(

I apologize for not writing more – we have been having such full, grand days that we are all dog tired by the time 9 pm rolls around that we are heading to bed and maybe reviewing some Spanish homework before dropping our eyelids! Yesterday was the last day of...

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Birds, Bailar, and Bloody Roosters!

Birds, Bailar, and Bloody Roosters!

Hello all, So woke up this morning feeling excited for the salsa lesson and the bird park.  Went to school and was given extra homework.  I won’t say why…Shelly!  Can you believe that..I can’t catch up to what I have and now I have more.  Ok I will...

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