Lesvos August 2019 | Athens

We got to the airport at 5:30am after loading our tiny European cars with 8 suitcases plus carry-ons. When we first arrived in Lesvos at the beginning of the week we had an All4Aid worker meet us at the airport and she was able to take the majority of our luggage. This morning, we prayed right before packing them that God would give us the space we didn’t know we had, and He sure delivered. During our layover in Athens we had the chance to go to the Acropolis and visit the Parthenon. It was an amazing experience. Right before walking up to Mars Hill we read Acts 17:22-31, the passage of the Areopagus sermon from the Apostle Paul. In the afternoon we visited a couple shops and headed back to the room to rest up for our 3am pickup to the airport. Please pray for smooth travel (especially since…

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Lesvos August 2019 | Last Day at Center

The day was bittersweet as we are all worn out from both the physical and emotional toll of working at the center, but we wish we could stay and work more! We will miss all of the women and children, as well as all of the All4Aid workers who mentored us and worked alongside us throughout the week. Today was busy as there were refugees from other nations besides the Middle East— we had a few women and children from the Congo. Today we made paper plate fans (as it was very hot, once again), made more sock puppets as the kids absolutely love them, and did some yoga as the morning workout. There many children today, so we were kept busy with coloring, and ended up taking some of their energy outside to do a lot of jumping rope. The shop was kept very busy as appointments had accidentally…

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