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I Went On a Life-changing Mission Trip

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    My First Missions Trip

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    Deb18 Deb18 41-45 Jul 12, 2009

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    Mission Trip Story

    my mission trip was to go to an orphanage and love the children. we also went to a couple villages and washed and cut the hair of the locals. we gave testimonies.  we had devotions everyday. I gave my testimony for the first time, i was slain in the spirit and then i had a...
    kimmie74 kimmie74 31-35 Feb 5, 2009

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    But For Myself

    About three years ago I went on my own personal mission trip.  I found myself getting really depressed and withdrawn from the world and even my own family.  I was hiding something and I couldn't find the courage to say anything, not even to my twin brother who has...
    JimmyTheBull JimmyTheBull 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 11, 2009

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    Rosebud, South Dakota

    Mission trips were nothing new to me when my youth minister told me we were going to South Dakota to work on an indian reservation for two weeks over the summer. I had been on many mission trips before, and nothing had prepared me for the suffering I encountered in Rosebud...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 22, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Ok, so what i'm mainly trying to get out of this is to see if people have had a similar experience. I won't go terribly in depth, but just to see if anyone has experienced...
    deano713 deano713 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    My life has changed in the last three years four years even five years. It is still changing. Last night for the first time I hit the ignore button on a call from someone I really...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm on one right now, we left almost 2 weeks ago to help a family friends who is displaced from their house due to flooding of their house and yard... So, we went on a road trip...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F a week ago

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    All friends married and have or having kids. I m alone still. I need a life changing event that's big enough so I don't feel ashamed, comparing to others.
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Back in Febuary I met the most wonderfulest man after getting out of a bad relationship. We started dating and for 3 months it was the best time of my life. We are still together...
    99jj789 99jj789 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Keep on learning. Keep enriching yourself. There was a movie about a class of kids that would not learn and study. Across from their class room there was a class filled with...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Jul 20

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    I'm 15 years old and I first tried weed about half a year ago, and I've had lots of good trips, I would feel everything go in slow motion, I'd have the munchies and everything...
    idkmanjustshii idkmanjustshii 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    On the first day of summer when my school ended I was home alone the whole entire day because my brother decided to go to his friends house. After once both of my parents came home...
    sarabear223 sarabear223 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I graduated high school with honours. Went to university. Dropped out. Went back again. Changed my mind about what I want to study. Changing the university. All happened in one...
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    June 13 2013, I was in a major car wreck and broke my back. I am recovering exeptionally well. However, since I was out of commission for such a long time I am way out of shape...
    justagirl4u justagirl4u 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Well, I'm not exactly 18 yet, but I will be this coming November. I'm surprised at how little I've actually done with my life so far. It makes me sad to the point where I could...
    Mindnever Mindnever 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I have been a cross dresser most of my life. I have purged several times, but the desire always comes back. Lately I have been just underdressing. A strong urge came and I started...
    davis36a davis36a 61-65 6 days ago

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    I'm a 16 year old boy and these past 18 months have been the worst 18 months of my life and I really want them to end. It started in the valentine school break, I was talking to...
    Bonban Bonban 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I've smoked a little before. Usually just at parties when it's being passed around and a couple of times with my ex best friend on the beach or whatever. All that would ever happen...
    Beccabehappy Beccabehappy 18-21, F Jul 22

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    July 24. Denial. Denial is a powerful tool. Never underestimate its ability to cloud your vision. Be aware that, for many reasons, we have become experts at using this tool to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    I'm planning a road trip for next year just me and my Harley , taking four weeks time possibly and 4000 miles round-trip or more . The plan is to see my brother in Southern Cal...
    red50yr red50yr 46-50, M 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I have been quite surprised by the events of the past year... I have been from one side of the continent to the other and am finding my balance. Divorce was the best decision of my...
    SoniaGrace SoniaGrace 41-45, F Jul 2

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    just know, life continues after our experience here. and whether or not it is positive, is up to you. love with all of your heart, affect everyone and everything positively and...
    camryntressa camryntressa 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I feel like I am indeed changing my life at the present time. I decided a few weeks ago to meet someone I had met on a dating site. I was sick of being lonely and finally had the...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Those kind of people really make me think twice about my life and changing it to the best if my ability. People with so much passion for life are the best people to look up to and...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I love that I have friends who are like family, and a family that is like best friends. I love that I don't create drama and go with the flow. I love that I can tell if I'm not...
    successhasnoface successhasnoface 13-15, F Jul 20

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    July 26. Owning Our Power. Don't you see? We do not have to be so victimized by life, by people, by situations, by work, by our friends, by our love relationships, by our family...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I am changing my life right now!!
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Born and raised in the wrong country and fly around the world. Having autism and mild insanity Dreams for the future changing randomly I have the mist confusing uncomfortable...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 18 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm in the middle all the time. Its a terrible feeling. I've been in a relationship for years now and I still love him like the day I met him. Don't ask me why...
    LStacey LStacey 36-40, F 16 hrs ago

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    Life is God's greatest gift to us. The moment you think you are simply blessed for being alive and healthy, it makes your day a whole lot better. Have been sad lately, but I have...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 2

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    I grew up where I could see the stars Drinking sweet tea from a Mason jar Dogwood trees like leaves through the pine People on the porch watching fireflies And driving 'round the...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 19

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    I love the feeling of coming home after a shopping trip with all of the new things I bought. It's worth it to spend a little on the things that make you happy. Just wearing that...
    camryn00 camryn00 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    YAY! I can't wait to tomorrow where I'm going on a road trip to: Germany, Italy and Switzerland! :D wish me luck :**
    josephineclaire josephineclaire 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I want to get a bunch of awesome people and go somewhere and let loose for once in my secluded, boring life. Young or not everyone deserves to live.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Smoking cannabis for the past 10 years had costed me more than I had ever imagined. Despite this general idea that cannabis isn't as harmful as hard drugs are( which is still true...
    bishoman bishoman 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    In a couple of weeks, everything is going to change... New school, new people, no friends or comfort zone, all I have is myself. I'm hopeful that I can adapt to this change, I want...
    KyleMD KyleMD 18-21, M Jul 16

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    I enjoy helping others. Its so much to help others in need. Just to see a smile on there face and knowing I helped them and there family! I went on a mission trip last summer for a...
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm not yet. But I will be. I'm 38. I met my husband when I was 19 but we didn't really even talk until I was about 21, he was 42. We began talking and it was off to the races...
    Amginn Amginn 36-40 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Just finished reading the chimp paradox - excellent read - relationships and the way we behave all makes sense now - this stuff should be thought in schools.. Life changing!
    olyj olyj 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    In 2008 my Mother in law lost h husband . I tried helping her through his illness and after his death and things were ok.I had never had bad feelings toward her in the past,as a...
    helpless69 helpless69 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Well, I've actually been to multiple countries. Most I can't really remember because I was younger (around 5-7ish) but the most recent ones inspired me to travel around. The...
    AmoebaPrime AmoebaPrime 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I had finally met the the girl I have been dreaming of for my entire life this week at a mission trip. We had saved a home together with 4 other people for a person in a need. She...
    spencerz8 spencerz8 16-17, M Jul 12

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    I had a relation with a younger guy. For the first few weeks, everything was wonderful when we were meeting over weekends. We shared many thoughts and memories as well and we...
    Saramind Saramind 31-35, F Jul 10

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    I had a relation with a younger guy. For the first few weeks, everything was wonderful when we were meeting over weekends. We shared many thoughts and memories as well and we...
    Saramind Saramind 31-35, F Jul 10

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    My experience is one that both came as a shock, and in some weird way, a confirmation of the fears I've always had regarding my parents and their conditional love of me. I've...
    Kaleesto Kaleesto 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    We met in 3rd grade and since that day we were 10 and inseparable, 2 years went by, she got really into reading and I got really into flirting. So from the age of 13 we drifted...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I have twin girls born in 1988. My marriage was highly abusive and after 7 years I had to get out. I had custody until they were 13 then because of a comment that was disrespectful...
    trish03 trish03 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 11

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