Monday, August 18, 2008

Mi primero video en español

Well, here goes take one of my first video in Spanish!

If it seems like cheating that I'm not the one actually narrating the video in Spanish, it's not. It was still very difficult to cut together something in a language I couldn't fully understand. I haven't heard any complaints yet... so I think it worked OK.

I compiled some of the video and photos from our "medical brigade" trip in Guatemala and blended them together over an interview with Gladys, la presidenta of the group of young people organizing the trip.

In a nutshell, she talks about how participating in the event is a lot of fun (playing with the kids and whatnot). The clowns and songs and activities all help give the kids hope and show them that living a Christian life is a lot of fun. A lot of the kids have very little, but they are very happy with the little that they have. It also transforms your thinking and makes you more aware of the actual needs of the people in the more "neglected" parts of Guatemala. Although there are a lot of needs, hope can be found in Christ's love, and out of obedience we are called to be a part of the solution by having a positive effect on others. The doctors treat not only with medicine but also with love and concern, addressing all of the people's needs and not just handing them a prescription.

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1 comment:

Heather said...

Hi Brendan!

Got your "Brendan's Blurb" in the mail, and I really enjoyed reading about how God is moving through you. We will continue to pray alongside you - be well!