Friday, October 25, 2013
That's My Mountain
Have you seen the movie 'The Sound of Music"? You know the scene where Maria is talking to the Reverend Mother?
Reverend Mother: Child, suppose darkness had come and you were lost?
Maria: Oh, Mother, I could never get lost up there, that's my mountain, i was brought up on it...it was the mountain that led me to you. Sometimes, I would come down the mountain, and climb a tree, and look over your wall into your garden and hear the Sisters singing on their way to Vespers.
Ok, so I didn't grow up on Pico; I could get lost if darkness came; I never climbed a tree and looked over a wall and listened to Sisters sing; But...
When I see those mountains I see home (and for whatever reason the above dialogue from the Sound of Music runs through my head). I see the place that God sent us to and I long to go back. I love being in the States, and I love visiting with family and friends. But my heart...
HOME IN HONDURAS