Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Blessed are the Flexible

Francis Wilson, one of the founders of Holy Cross, has a saying that we have repeated often this week, "Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape."

This morning, Nancy stayed at Ruby's with a sore throat and Jan needed to run an errand.  That meant we missed breakfast at the school.  Luckily, Jan was able to get at text message to the school to let them know we would not be there first thing in the morning.

Jan and Helen then had the opportunity to see Belize banking at work.  Jan continues to keep in close contact with he scholarship student, Isolene, who is now in college on the mainland.  Jan needed to add some funds to Isolene's bank account so she would be able to play basketball on her college team.   Here is Jan making the deposit:

As we arrived at school, we noticed these students, who had stopped by the shop across the street for a snack before school:

When we arrived at the school, Lydia and her son Benjamin met us and asked if we would have time for an interview this morning.  She is the Social Media coordinator for Holy Cross and would like to do a story on St. Luke's 10-year history with the school.  Jan and Helen had hoped to get through most of the rest of the heights and weights today, but knew that time talking with Lydia would be well-spend and there will be much more time to weigh and measure.  So we sat in the lunchroom and chatted for about an hour.  Look for an upcoming article in the Holy Cross newsletter and website.  

After the interview, we Jan and Helen got back to our task of heights and weights:

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