― photo by Chris BlakeleyA visiting short-term missions team from Brazil has really stretched my language skills the past few days. Brazilians speak Portuguese, which is very similar to Spanish. That means that most native speakers of either language can generally understand the other. It also means that those of us on the outside looking in, wind up in a fuzzy blur of confusion. ∙ There are some positives, like the fact that in the female section of the prison today, we taught the ladies [...].