As I sit in the Miami airport enroute to Birmingham, the tropical rain is pouring down! What a contrast to the driest month of the year in Ecuador. Dust is on, in and around everything 'on the hill'. Already feeling the affects of culture shock, I am comforted that HE is on, in and around me as I type this. After leaving Ann and the kids at the airport, I received many comments from them and emails now already wishing they were heading home. Although it's been a long and challenging year, we are thankful for the fruit and purpose in our lives as well as the work that God is doing in and through the Ecuadorian people. Riding to the airport this morning, we expressed our openness to embrace whatever lies ahead both at home and back in Ecuador. In a phrase, we are Listo (ready)..Ven (come) whether it be teams to the camp, people in our path or the Lord's return!