HELPING HAITI DAY 8: Goodbye, Haiti

HAITI (KTRE) - We're starting our trip home at 9 a.m. and I expect to hit my pillow around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

I've made new acquaintances and even friends which I'll keep for life. There are faces of people who I will never see again but are forever etched in my memory. It's been an honor to meet with and pray with the Christian leaders of this country.

But I think one moment stands out more than any other. We were at the church in Merger and about to distribute some items to the people of the village. Before that started, the church sang for us and it was the most beautiful song I ever heard.

As they were singing and getting louder and louder along the way, I thought about the spirit of these people, who came out of their concrete huts to worship God.

I've said it before, but it was a constant theme for me. This is a resilient people. Very smart. When I went on the water survey, people came out of their houses and spoke perfect English to me. But There aren't any jobs available for them in this country of corruption.

It was during this song which I decided I wanted to fight for these people. God loves them as much as He loves us. We can't forget to take care of them.

Lord willing, I'll be back to continue the fight.

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