We learned while on this trip that over the years, many lives have been lost to the revengeful Babanoza. At that moment, my mind was engulfed with the picture of Mary, Jacob, and Josef and all the people I love and all my wonderful friends in Young Living and the responsibilities to countless people. I wondered what I was doing here and would it really be worth it. I reflected back two months earlier when I was in Yemen and thousands of people were in fear for our lives and praying for our safe return. I couldn’t help smiling because in reality, Yemen was a cake walk in comparison to what we were facing.
We were grateful for the insect repellent I made with Palo Santo. It really kept the mosquitoes and botflies off of us. They were big and buzzed around us continually.
As we flew up over the jungle canopy, the grand expanse of the Amazon lay before us in such grandeur that we sat quietly reminiscing with great admiration over the exhilaration of the past few days and a prayer of grateful deliverance. I can’t wait to share my adventures with you all at this year’s convention!