During Sister Bellessa's walk about this morning she encountered these children getting ready to parade around their neighborhood. Their costumes were made from local produce. Cuteness overload!
A crown of beans and greenery.
Here is a watermelon hat with lime and salad greens. (He doesn't look too happy.) The little girl is carrying string beans (which grow really long) as a scepter with a cabbage skirt.
Flowers, corn husks, corn and beans
Carrots, lime, white radish, peppers and dried spice plants
Tomatoes, beans, squash, and cabbage
Cabbage, carrots, peppers, beans and salad greens.
Pineapple crown, avocado and lime necklace. String beans and banana leaves.
This sign shows the state of employment in the Philippines. Many people work abroad and are away from their families for years at a time. The economy depends on the money sent home from other countries.
Lobster Street Vendor
There are always interesting sights to see. This whole roof is a religious art piece.
Transfer days are here again. Goodbye to some and welcoming others. We neglected to give Ronald McDonald a copy of the Book of Mormon...next time.
Our favorite beach day is a baptism. This is in Pinamalayan
Seven baptisms in our zone this last week.