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Costa Rica story CONTINUED…

I went to the bathroom and when I came out, beautiful Maite started talking to me about her new glasses and her new friends. I told her how beautiful she looked with them on. What I thought was going to be a quick chat about her new stylish glasses began a moment where she opened up about the troubles she’s going through in her home, the anger she had towards God, and the bone disease she had that was causing others to bully her at school. Because of the teams heart to recognize her, God opened up a door in the tiny bathroom space for me to pray for her. In this moment and throughout the whole trip, the team members and I had Sawubona and Ngikona moments where people in Costa Rica were met by an intentional God that loved them, cared for them, and reminded them that they’re seen and important in the Kingdom!

There’s a Zulu saying that’s called “Sawubona” which means I see you. And “Ngikona” which means because you see me I am present.

In this moment and throughout the whole trip, the team members and I had Sawubona and Ngikona moments where people in Costa Rica were met by an intentional God that loved them, cared for them, and reminded them that they’re seen and important in the Kingdom!