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"End of the world, beginning of everything..."

That, apparantly is the motto for the city of Ushuaia!

The word Ushuaia comes from the Yaghan language ( the original Indian inhabitants) were the words: 'ush' and 'waia' mean "bay" and "cove" reflecting the  "deep bay" enjoyed by this capital of Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost province of Argentina.
Commonly regarded as the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia is located in a vast expanse of sea on the southern coast of the half Chilean, half Argentinian island of Tierra del Fuego.
In Ushuaia the snow capped mountains of the Martial Glacier flow tall and sleek to the Beagle Channel, linking the Pacific and Atlantic oceans in the grey, foreboding waters of the Bay of Ushuaia....

It is a place of vast grey, foreboding sky reflected in the austere charcoal,waters of this notoriously dangerous seas...
It is the place of pioneers, prospectors searching for the end of the world...
It is the city where a young Charles Darwin sailed on the Beagle...
It is also the place where the Patagonian Missionary Society was born and grew into the South American Missionary society. (Today, C.M.S)

At breakfast ( the joy of staying in a B & B!) I met an Argentinian novelist researching his next book who, unprompted, spoke of how sensitivity towards th evangelization of the local natives was most evident amongst the Anglicans....
How do we respect others' differences but also draw them into an awareness of God's love for them...?
From the example here (where many indigenous people were deliberately slaughtered) it would seem that sensitivity, humility and trusting to the power of God's Spirit are all instrumental....

How would we describe our missionary approach to the people of Dyffryn Clwyd....?

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