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[16 Aug 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
Living on a Prayer

Well I have officially completed my first week as a World Racer.  It has been surprisingly good.  I must admit I did not come into this week with the best of attitude.  After the huge adjustment of leaving all the people I loved, the last thing I wanted to do was camp in a tiny tent in a freezing cold and rainy Irish field.  This Georgia Peach just doesn’t have the thick skin for all that cold weather.  However, I enjoyed camping out with 100 of my teammates living in …

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[3 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
Training Camp

Well I am officially a Training Camp survivor.  And survivor I am.  Anyone who sleeps in 150% humidity in a cabin with 30 other girls, on the third story top bunk is a survivor in my book.  Also, anyone who is walking down a path only to look down and see a HUGE black snake right by her foot when she is TERRIFIED of snakes should earn the award for ultimate survivor.  But I digress…For the past 10 days I have had the wonderful opportunity to spend time with 80+ …

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[26 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Expecations of My Missions Trip

We were asked to write a blog about how we felt before leaving on this missions trip.  Here is what I am expecting…

~ To be challenged more in 11 months than I have been in 22 years.
~ To experience God like I have never imagined.
~ To learn about myself, even though it’s hard at times, and become the woman I was created to be.
~ To see God in different contexts and people groups.
~ To grow so close to 4-6 other people that they become like family.
~ To miss my family …