Beneath those Serengeti Glasses

His eyes buried beneath thick vintage Serengeti glasses Russ emerges himself into the pages of his batman comic book. As my friends and I approach this man he notices our shadows and manages to take a break from the intriguing pages resting within his fingers snuggled up to the half smoked cigarette between his fingers….

Story Telling

It is week two of the Internship, and we are chugging right along. Today we are wrapping up a very entertaining yet challenging class on Story Telling taught by the one and only Bill Bangham. Within the first day Bill was shoving us outside our comfort zones with his assignments. It was great to be…

Autumn

Within my chest my heart is racing with adrenaline pumping through my blood as I manage to hike my body over each rock. I finally reach the point where the incline drops off and becomes flat. I push each tree branch behind me as I press on, attempting to create a pathway within the cluster…

Youth With A Mission

YWAM: To know God and make him known As I begin this new journey working with Hillside Missions and World Horizons as an intern I realized I never got the chance to really sit and reflect on all my experiences with YWAM (Youth With A Mission) during the past year. For those of you who…

What is life but one grand Adventure

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” Why and how have I become so addicted to wandering aimlessly around the world of new environments, unfamiliar countries, and stepping into all sorts of cultural differences? Once you take that initial first step out of that bubble of insecurities, excuses, and…

“Hey Kayla, What are you doing with your life?”

“Hey Kayla, What are you doing with your life?” Well friends that is a brilliant question, thanks for asking! I’m sure most of you have heard in some form or capacity that I am now living in Richmond. It is day six of my new life here in Virginia and I will be honest with…

I’ve Got The Keys!

Wahoo! Well everyone, it is on the record that I am fully moved into my new apartment here in Richmond. Upon arrival in Virginia on after an exhausting and adventurous cross country road trip it did not take long at all to be instantly thrown into community. Pulling up into the back alleyway of the…