It's crazy to think that it has already been two years since I landed in my target country.
At that time, I had no idea what was in-store for me over the two years. Some things were to be expected like challenges with my target language and adjusting to culture shock, but even those can present challenges in forms that I didn't imagine. Then there's other challenges that I wouldn't of necessarily expected, anything from a fair number of changes in team dynamics with people joining and leaving, figuring out what making friendships look like, trying to balance anything from studying to reaching...Read more
As I look back on the trail I have walked these past four years, I see how God has a sense of humor. A month ago I graduated college and am now in the process of prepping to serve with GoCorps. Yet, my path getting here wasn’t close to what I expected at the end of high school.
At the start of senior year in high school, I wanted to become a pastor in the States. During high school, my favorite subjects were math and science along with theology. I disliked my classes which required essays, and Spanish was the class where I put in the work just to get the grade. Languages in general...Read more