|Playing Cat & Mouse during Sunday morning Baha'i class|
i wasn't sure they would like what i made for dinner because last night's guest didn't like what i made even though i had catered it to a ghanaian person (rice with peas, oven-baked potatoes and carrots, gari & the tomato sauce). tonight's dinner was ziti with my tomato sauce, spinach, garlic, olive oil and cheese broiled and eaten with a chick pea salad. these kids happily surprised me by asking for seconds (waiting patiently for me to come downstairs after talking with dashiel on the phone)! some of them mentioned being happily full, which led me to think that perhaps they aren't often full after eating a meal..
the dinner quickly turned into a musical festival with rhythmic sounds of ghanaian artists being played on cell phones. the kids were so happy, so comfortable, so content. i broke up the party to end the evening with Devotions. for the first time with this group i attempted to properly explain a few aspects of what Devotions are like in our home and for us as Baha'is. it was great how they participated and then how they became engaged in the singing, drumming and marching around to the uplifting Baha'i songs. ah. they left happy but with sadness on their faces, as it's never easy for them to leave..