What I Could Forget

I am a graduated high school student who has spent much of her life in the following two spheres: firstly, learning new bits and pieces of educational information, and secondly, fantasizing creative stories both for my own enjoyment and for the pleasure of others. The completion of my high school education, which I'll be talking … Continue reading What I Could Forget

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Secret Thoughts of a First Time Volunteer at Joni and Friends, Part 3

I don't remember whether I forgot to call Mom and Dad or my parents were unable to pick up the phone. Either way, I settled back into my hotel-style room with all of the day's events in my mind but any telling about them to my family delayed. It was a comfortable place, although not … Continue reading Secret Thoughts of a First Time Volunteer at Joni and Friends, Part 3

Secret Thoughts of a First-Time Volunteer at Joni and Friends, Part 2

The hall grew quietly thick with Short Term Missionaries on their way to the lounge area, where more unexpected surprises would happen. It had been a long day full of traveling, meeting each other, and listening under intense training sessions in preparation for when the real campers who were on their actual vacations would come. … Continue reading Secret Thoughts of a First-Time Volunteer at Joni and Friends, Part 2

The Secret Thoughts of a First-Time Volunteer for Joni and Friends, Part 1

On June 27th, 2017, my gracious Dad drove me at my request to a Joni and Friends Family Retreat in Navasota, Texas. They had accepted my application to be a volunteer short-term missionary (STM) at the camp for one week! (For anyone who might be unfamiliar with Joni and Friends, it would do you good … Continue reading The Secret Thoughts of a First-Time Volunteer for Joni and Friends, Part 1