Born for leaving

  1. I wish I could get my thoughts down faster. I’m too careful for that.
  2. I hope these two suitcases can hold everything I need… ok, want for the next three months.
  3. I am getting better with my camera little by little. 🙂 (I will post a few shots from recent photo sessions with friends)
  4. I had a ridiculously sentimental weekend (well last two weekends really) traveling and visiting friends. I appreciate the friendships I have formed over distances even more than before. And I appreciate each breath that God gives me when I wake up each morning… especially after seeing a friend in the hospital Sunday after a close-call accident.
“The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.” -Sir Francis Bacon
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Panamá::Leaving in approximately 30 hours::
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Things I am excited about for this trip:
  • Visiting a new country. (duh)
  • Spending time with the precious León family.
  • Working with an orphanage and indigenous people groups.
  • Bettering my Spanish.
  • Meeting new friends.
  • Getting a clearer vision from God for my future.
  • Participating in a couple more medical mission trips.
I feel:
  • Ready
  • Half excited, half anxious
  • Hopeful
I know that to many people whom I know, three months in another country away from family and friends is a piece of cake. Then to others who have never left their parents’ house, it seems like a huge deal. I am somewhere in between and can almost say that I feel tranquil and indifferent about it. I have no reservations, I just feel like I am doing what I should be doing. I know it will be only the beginning of exciting things that are ahead. 🙂
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“I got a gypsy’s soul to blame, and I was born for leaving.” -Zac Brown Band
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2 thoughts on “Born for leaving

  1. i click LOVE! 🙂 esp the zac quote. love me some zbb!!
    you know we are praying for you girl!! can’t wait to hear how god continues to use you for his glory! be safe and have fun. and omg… do you want to take my go-girl? remember, it’s never been used. ba.ha.ha.
    love you!

    • thanks jamieee!! oh please, i just hope that i don’t find myself in any circumstance that might require the go-girl… i will keep you posted for sure. 🙂 love you!

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