Costa Rica Mission Trip 2018

Hello everyone! This post is going to be the start of a very important event happening in my life. A couple months ago, I and 30 other youth group members were offered by my church to travel to Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica to help a children’s VBS, build different construction projects, etc. I actually visited Costa Rice when I was nine years old.  Deathly afraid of planes, and unaware of the beauty that lay before me, I was amazed to see the whole country full of beautiful and lush flowers, teeming with wildlife. Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined not only going back, but to help the place that gave me so many amazing memories. All of it in the name of God. As amazing and heartwarming as it sounds, the journey there won’t be easy. The trip in total costs $1,400, which will go to not only my flight, meals, and lodging, but will also go to VBS supplies and construction materials. My goal for myself is to raise all the money by fundraising to avoid having my family pay out of pocket, as they have my brother’s medical bills to worry about. I intend to raise this by creating a Gofundme account, pairing with a dear friend to create T-shirts to sell, and helping out with church functions. Overall, besides helping others, I feel like it will strengthen my faith in Christ, and will of course give me the opportunity to travel and experience new things.

If you’re inclined to share my journey, please use this link: https://www.gofundme.com/costaricamissiontrip2018 

PS!!!! If any of you are potentially interested in buying our shirts, stay tuned to my Instagram, as I will disclose any upcoming information I have. As always, thank you for reading, DM or email me if you have any questions!

-Em

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Hello! My name is Emma, and I am pleased to welcome you to my updated blog. With the new year comes many chances to experience something wonderful. I am truly looking forward to it. A little about me: I am a senior in high school, and just finished my first year of my Early College program (which I am Historian of!) to earn my A. A. degree as well. I have been involved with my school’s volleyball team for the past three years, and looking forward to playing with Varsity again this year! I am the Vice President of my school’s Technology Student Association, which involves technology and student creativity, and recently joined the National English Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, and National Honor Society, where I serve as Historian. I enjoy photography, and have won two Gold Keys and one Silver Key in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for my artwork. I have always wanted to start a blog, and now that I have I want to take as much advantage as possible! This is a place where I can talk about a variety of topics, from lifestyle, to faith, fashion, and personal subjects. What’s in a name? That, my friends, is an easy answer. I have always been quite introverted, and usually observe things rather than react outwardly. Introspective means to be “inward-looking,” and for me, that’s just the simple truth. For this blog, it allows you a glimpse into everything and anything I come across, whether it be about life, fashion, or travel! This is the place to feel included.

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