~Student Leadership University~ After getting back home from Belize I didn't have much time to rest but I'm still very blessed with the opportunity to be here, plus I actually got to take a warm shower for the first time in weeks which was nice. Student Leadership University 101 is a program that is taken … Continue reading SLU 101 Day 1: Leading the Leaders
My heart breaks today as I have to say goodbye to everyone from the school and the church. Tears fill my eyes as I think about the impact that this country has had on me. It's 9:37 a.m. and we just got back from Pop's, our morning spot for breakfast. The realization hit that this … Continue reading Belize Day 6: Our Goodbye is not a Goodbye.
In the mornings we go to Pop's for breakfast a couple of streets over from our hotel, Martha's Guest House, and on the way there is always a lost dog everywhere we turn. The dogs are skinny with dirt all over their body and the saddest look on their faces, licking the road for food … Continue reading Belize Day 3: Lost Dogs
One thing they do here in Belize is make swans out of tires and place them in the streets to make them more beautiful. Something so ugly like tires turned into something gorgeous like swans. After breakfast we went to the church and I was able to meet some of the members of the community. … Continue reading Belize Day 2: Tire Swans
Just landed in Belize and it is absolutely mesmerizing! There's fruit trees everywhere with fruit carts on the side of the road instead of produced fruits that have been transported in a freezer. No busy highways or fake looking neighborhoods. Poverty is very known here, houses have been completely ruined everywhere. Most of the houses … Continue reading Belize Day 1: A House Is Not A Home
Church to me is a place to go for peace after all the hard challenges I face throughout the week. You learn stories with miracles that seem impossible to believe, you learn who God is and His purpose for it all, and also you learn more about yourself and how to conquer some challenges you face in life. It's a place … Continue reading Why do you go to Church?