This blog post will not be easy, but I will do my best to help clarify what my situation is. I had to leave England, and am now back home. During the past few weeks, I have gone through probably the most difficult time of my life. When I arrived, I immediately was faced with … Continue reading An Unexpected Disruption
I love Spanish. It is a passion I have had since my freshman year of high school. At first, I just enjoyed it because my class was a joke and I just played games and messed around during the entire class period. But somehow I retained some information and made it to year two, where, … Continue reading The Futile Pursuit of Knowledge
(Insert stereotypical British saying here)… I’ve made it to England! My trip was incredibly long, and I got a grand total of one hour of sleep on the plane. I flew from DFW to Houston, Houston to London, and London to Manchester, so of course: they lost my bag. After going through that process, and … Continue reading First Days in England
My time in Mexico is done, and it truly was incredible. I ran out of time to be able to post more frequently, so I will just give a couple highlights of some experiences I had. Our second week of groups was focused on the Oasis Boys’ Home. The group who came taught the boys on … Continue reading El Último
Oh boy, goodbye comfort zone, hello awkward. Sure, I can pretend to be semi-ok at Spanish, but to translate/pray in Spanish? Ay Caramba, no thank you! But luckily, I internalized those thoughts, and they came out as an “Okay, totally!” Continue reading Week One
Just because I am going to a different country for a year does not mean I am on a different level of ministry. We truly are all missionaries as followers of Christ, and I never want this blog to seem as though I am raising myself to a higher standard. How ignorant I would be to think that I have a “higher calling” than anyone else! While God has chosen to use me in a different location than my friends and family, it is not in a different Spirit. Continue reading What Am I Doing with my Life?