A Time to Grow

Going to Costa Rica for a week was the best decision of my life. Even from my first year, back in 2015, it has been the highlight of my summer. From the moment we arrived, things were different than expected. For starters, students were still in school, so VBS became a bit challenging. With the … More A Time to Grow

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Sunrise, Sunset

Today was the end of our mission work in Limon and the beginning of our excursion in Puerto Viejo. It was bittersweet much like the chocolate we had the privilege of tasting. It began with the best hits from our breakfasts over the last four days: fried bread, eggs, and mango. In the flurry of … More Sunrise, Sunset

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Plants and Food

This piece is about the beauty of the nature in Costa Rica. This is of one of the plants outside of where we are staying in Limon. I have not seen this plant anywhere else except in Costa Rica. The complexity of the flora around us is one of the places I see God on … More Plants and Food

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La Paz

Dia 3 empezo como los demas. Un desayuno para alimentar nuestros corazones. Todos listos par aver que los espera este dia. Aveces pensamos que no tenemos ningun impacto. Pero hoy fue un dia diferente. Trabajando con diferentes grupos es duro recordar a todos. Hoy yo mire a Jesus en una nina. La conoci ayer y … More La Paz

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Children of the Dab

Day two of mission work introduced new relationships with the children that will last throughout the rest of the week. Vacation bible school was more organized and more efficient than the day prior. Getting to know the children was probably the best part in my own personal opinion. However, a challenge with this is the … More Children of the Dab

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Happy Place

Dia Primero- We made it to Costa Rica!! As I discovered last year, the first day is always the most difficult, as routines and plans are still being formed as we go on through the day. Of course we started it off with the rice and beans, and then headed to the workplace. As we … More Happy Place

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A Love So Deep

Today brought an end to an amazing four days of service. My work group finished painting the outside of a lovely elderly couple’s house, and the other groups finished their projects as well. I’m sad to have to say goodbye to my Missionpalooza friends and to the service work we’ve done, but I’m happy to get … More A Love So Deep

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