One afternoon while we were visiting Muizenberg, South Africa, where Leif’s brother and his wife serve as missionaries with YWAM, we drove down the coast, south of Cape Town, to an area known as Boulders Beach, which is famous for its penguins. I was thrilled. The only place I had ever seen a penguin was in a zoo and of course, on a movie screen.
We pulled into a parking lot and followed the trail to a rocky beach. As we’re walking I’m looking everywhere for the penguins, because I don’t want to miss them.
Leif’s brother, Hans, notices my intense searching and assures me, “Margaret, you won’t miss the penguins. I promise.”
We rounded the bend in the trail, and I look over, and there are two penguins standing in front of a shrub sporting long curled beaks and tuxedo colors. Being Margaret, I shout out “Penguinos!” because I am so excited. Continue Reading…