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When God Doesn't Heal You

     When I first started to write this bog, I thought it was going to be about how I believed God would heal me from my anxiety disorder. I wanted to encourage people to wait and believe that He will heal them too. I could only get a few sentences down before I realized that wasn't really what I wanted to talk about. I realized there is something way more important I wanted to talk to you about.      I was going to write about not if He heals you, but when He heal

What in the WORLD will I eat? And other important questions...

Speaking from the perspective of a foodie, I was shocked to be told that most women GAIN weight on the race. In my mind, I was prepared to starve and pick bugs off of monkeys in order to survive. I was envisioning carrying a 20 gallon water bucket on my head 7 miles both ways and trying to start my own fire to purify the water. Have you seen the first few seasons of Survivor? Yeah...that's where my head was. Needless to say, I was overjoyed when I started doing research to find out that we will

There's Beauty In Brokenness

"The deepest level of worship is praising God inspire of pain, trusting him during a trial, surrendering while suffering, and loving him when he seems distant." - Rick Warren There's beauty in brokenness... an odd statement right?? Seems like a contradiction. Brokenness?? Gross that sounds terrible... being uncomfortable?? Having to struggle... and be okay with it?? Nothing about that sounds enjoyable or beneficial!! This was my view before I came onto The World Race, before God truly took me o

10 Lessons From a Curly Head: Asia

  Hello! So far we’ve been in Asia for 2 months now, but we have been to 3 different countries. The team I was with went to Malaysia, Indonesia, and now Thailand. We have been in the city for each place we stayed, and it’s been all ask the Lord (atl). My hair has definitely gone through some changes here in Asia, and it’s put me on a new learning curve that has been difficult, but also rewarding at times. Here is what I’ve learned so far.   It was hard for

Our One Chance...

  I come home in a month. The thought of this equally excites and terrifies me. My biggest fear is other peoples expectations of me and my journey. Have I changed too much after this 9 month journey or have I not changed enough? Another fear of mine is not having a set plan for when I  get home. I’m not enrolled in college and I don't have a career picked out. I’m not very sure about anything for the future to be honest. The world around me, even the community I have here,