I make a lot of quick decisions in my life,
I think it's more fun that way. :)
But one quick decision that changed my life was
the decision to go to Haiti.
My mom asked me around 2 weeks before we were supposed to leave.
Right when she asked I said 'Yes!'
I didn't even really think about it!
The next couple weeks were a whirlwind as we were
packing like madmen and going to meetings.
Well, really one meeting. Isn't that crazy?! We met the
people we were going to go to Haiti with for a week only
one time before we left, after we met them we better have liked
them because we didn't have a choice after that!
Luckily, they were awesome.
The whole experience was awesome and life changing.
You can read all about it here.
I was going through a really rough time in my life and
it opened my eyes. Who cares what I'm going through.
The people here are living in towns with tents as homes.
With nothing to eat or drink.
Not knowing if they would make it through the night.
I had the amazing opportunity to build the first of many houses
for a community near a school that the group we went with had
It was July which means it was blazing.
We had to take breaks mid-morning to mid-afternoon because
it was just so blistering hot.
The heat didn't matter though because we were changing
people's lives! Families who had NEVER had a home,
never even had a mattress to sleep on.
Can you even imagine?
I can barely imagine and I was there to see it with my
I was so happy I made the decision to go, even if I didn't think
about it at all before I gave my answer.
Sometimes you just have to follow your gut, you never know
what you could end up achieving!
** In other news **
I just finished my last class of my JUNIOR year in college this afternoon.
I still have to take finals but who cares!
I did it! I finished my junior year!
Have a good day!
To all my Faithful Readers:
Here is a small peek inside my brain. Enjoy.