HI Everyone, Forgive me for not getting the blog up sooner. We had some website issues, but now have them resolved. If you want more more updates, please check out our Instagram page. The last two days the students have been working really hard, I mean really hard. We have been moving a lot of…Details
We have arrived in the states and currently eating lunch.
This morning was a lot cooler thank goodness and a few students went on a short morning hike. Following breakfast Aaron, our Mexican host shared his story of living on the streets when he was 12, being addicted to drugs and his road back to redemption and is now helping other men recover from drug…Details
Today was a hot and sunny day. We were back to painting at the orphanage. It is a big paint job as we aren’t quite finished. But the students have been great in their commitment to doing a good job and completing the job. The other crew continued stuccoing the house, adding paper and chicken…Details
Yesterday was a full day and good day. I honestly forgot to post. Yesterday we divided into our work groups. One group headed to Armando’s house to continue stuccoing. Stuccoing is part hard labor and part art. But the students are getting used to it. We also worked on digging a new hole for their…Details
This morning we woke up to clear sunny skies. After breakfast we spent 13 minutes in solitude time. It’s a time set aside for us to sit in silence and think about life, journal, pray, and listen. Many students who come on these trips say this is one of their favorite things about the trip.…Details
Today was an eventful day. From the jammed packed Oakland Airport, getting everyone checked in, on the plane and then finally to San Diego. After we stopped for lunch at exit 10, we crossed the border into Mexico. We stopped at Tijuana Playas to talk about the border wall and all that it entails. It’s…Details
We have all arrived at La Hermosa Orphanage!
We have all arrived in the Untied States! Please follow the flight status for updates.