Travel Theme: Still; A Prayer in Playa del Carmen


A church in Playa del Carmen, Mexico on Avenida Cinco.

We took a moment to be still here, to pray for our daughter and son, for our family’s strength. We had just spoken with family who had called to give us the tragic news of our daughter and son’s devastating house fire.  I offered prayers of gratitude that their lives were spared.

Taking time to be still is needed to reflect and be grateful for what we have been given.

Thanks to Ailsa for this prompt

About Angeline M

Love travel and photography. Living in Northern California. Photos of locations visited are personal file photos.
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30 Responses to Travel Theme: Still; A Prayer in Playa del Carmen

  1. So scary. But what a comfort that you could pray for them.


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  4. ChgoJohn says:

    I’m so sorry to hear this unfortunate news, Angeline. I’m very happy to read that your children weren’t harmed. That is a relief. Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family.


  5. Jo Bryant says:

    love it Angeline…just love it


  6. Madhu says:

    Oh Angeline, that is awful news!! So glad the children are unharmed. They must be happy to have you back. Sending them, and you my best wishes.


    • Angeline M says:

      Thank you so much, Madhu. The children are definitely glad we are home; this whole experience has only proven what strength there is in our family, and such a close bond and love between us all. I appreciate your thoughts and wishes.


  7. Paula says:

    So sorry to hear about the fire Angeline 😦 It must be really hard on them. I agree one should be thankful they came out alive.


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  9. restlessjo says:

    Heartbreaking, Angeline. Are they able to rebuild? Is there insurance?
    Life can be so harsh at times.


  10. Oh, Angeline – It must have been terrifying for them (and awful for you, far away and helpless). Thank goodness they are safe and unharmed – that’s the important thing. And, armed with the love of family and friends, starting over will be a little easier. My best wishes.


  11. I’m so sorry to hear of your daughter and son’s fire. My brother lost his house to a fire in December a few years ago and the shock and loss is hard to manage but as long as everyone is safe it can be dealt with…


  12. ilargia64 says:

    Fire on houses are terrible!!!! The house next to ours burned absolutelly last year, and firemen took a longtime to arrive…But if your family is ok that is the best news,,,They can always buy a new one ..The important thing is life!!! Big hug!!!


  13. ilargia64 says:

    Precioso momento Angeline!!! Love it!!!


  14. Alison says:

    Beautiful photograph. So sorry to hear of your daughter and son’s loss. It must be devastating for them. I hope this is one of those times that brings a silver lining in some form, otherwise it must be really hard to deal with.
    Sending prayers for all of you.


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