San Telmo

Grandma’s Eyes

Now bands from Aram had gone out and had taken captive a young girl from Israel, and she served Naaman’s wife. She said to her mistress, “If only my master would see the prophet who is in Samaria! He would cure him of his leprosy.” (2 Kings 5:2&3)

When we were in San Telmo at the Shantytown called El Campo a few weeks ago, a young girl ran up to me all excited. She must have been about five or six. She’d found out that we were giving free eye exams and would be filling out prescriptions for glasses for the people there.

“Can you help my Grandma?” She asked in Spanish.

“What’s going on with her?” I asked in my Portugnol.

(more…)