This was my third year on the mission trip to Monterrey , Mexico. This trip was a great experience, as always, for a number of reasons. First of which is that I got to meet a lot of cool people that were very supportive and usually always had a good attitude. Whether they were […]Read More
Perfect Imperfections Many years ago my sister volunteered at a senior center. My sister has always loved to put on make-up and do nails and she used this talent to make elderly feel good about themselves. If you know me you know this is not my gifting. Yet, I would do whatever I must to […]Read More
On the first week of June, I had the opportunity to go serve on a mission trip with my church to Monterrey Mexico. During the week, I was also a small group leader for some middle school girls. I am still in the midst of a hard time and going to Mexico really opened my […]Read More
Through all the large group discussions and small group discussions in Monterrey a theme continued to ring throughout, “be aware”. Aware of the needs around me, aware of what God is telling me, aware of the big picture in my life. It is easy in the states to be bogged down by “stuff”. Work, responsibilities, […]Read More
Son: Peyton, Age 9 Peyton: “Mom, we should do missions every time we are on a break from school.” Me: “I’m sure we can do a mission project on our breaks” Peyton: “No Mom, I want to go back to Monterrey on fall break, Christmas break, spring break, and […]Read More
Monterrey, Mexico was the first mission trip that my son and I had ever been on. I was nervous about taking him because he’s 12 and I honestly had no idea what to expect or if he would be miserable. As soon as we arrived, all of my anxieties were gone. He and I instantly […]Read More
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