Last year at this time, we had dear friends visiting us. We would walk down the beach from our rental house and stand on the property we had purchased. We turned in slow circles in the center of nearly an acre trying to decide where to start with the ideas we had for using this land to love our community. As we dreamed, we put sticks in the ground to mark the corners of possible buildings. A place in the shade to conduct classes, a bathroom, a home for our family, and a casita to share with others. Just like when we sold our home in Oregon and moved Salinas Grande, we found ourselves in the position of needing to take a risky first step to begin building in foreign country with limited funding. We were clear that we should start with a space for the children’s center and we took the first step on Chirstmas Day 2017. As I write, seven guys from Salinas are still working, we have a place for students to enjoy, and a home for our family. Be encouraged, if you have a dream…pursue it. Here’s a little glimpse…….