This a blog maintained by the Reverend Mark McKone-Sweet. Any photos and words offered are for your consumption and reflect upon pieces of my spiritual journey as a person of God trying to "walk the walk". Occasionally fellow missioners submit their entries here.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Day 6: Back to School
Jim posting here...
A quiet morning here in Hinche, the beginning of another school week for the children of St. Andre's Episcopal School.
The morning routine of raising the Haitian flag to the national anthem played by the school band, and all of the children lined up according to their class, is a good vision to have as we look at building a school from the ground up.
We had a morning of reflection and schedule-juggling. There are many plans changing in the backdrop of cancelled elections and safety concerns in Port-Au-Prince.
In the midst of this, a stir could be heard from the school just a few feet away.
Apparently the soccer balls we brought were already being put to use during recess: