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I Went On a Life-changing Mission Trip

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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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    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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    My First Missions Trip

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    Deb18 Deb18 41-45 Jul 12, 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  I found myself getting really depressed and withdrawn from the world and even my own family.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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    I went on a Mission Trip to Ethiopia and helped build a house for an Adventist compound :) it was a rocky trip but I wouldn't trade that experience for anything in the world.
    LittleLexxi21 LittleLexxi21 18-21, F Nov 9

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    I have never had more than three friends at once. I live in a small town and no-one my age shares the hobbies that I have. They all prefer drinking alcohol, going to parties and...
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    scriptURE FULFILLED IN MY LIFE Oct.1947: “My substance was not hidden from Thee, when I was made in secret, and intricately wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes...
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    "So.... Ya wanna fu**?" She asked me as if she was asking me which movie I wanted to watch. ...when all intimacy is gone... When trust has evaporated entirely and when the only...
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    I have been dreaming about moving away from the city that I was raised in. I imagine myself creating a new name for myself and I imagine myself creating a new sense of wonder about...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Our mission is to save you money!! We are a team of experienced insurance brokers who are familiar with the insurance companies in South Africa and will ensure that you get the...
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    I am changing my entire life and I'm so scared it's hard to breathe sometimes. I moved to a new city and I'm trying to change careers. Its a weird process that has so many unknowns...
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    November 21. Financial Fears. I sat in the car, looking at the sign on the door of the food shelf office: "Closed until Friday." It was Wednesday. I had two hungry children and...
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    Now that I'm a daddy I have to get my s**t straight. I'm changing my life for the better well being of my son. I want to be his father figure even from afar. I'm stopping my...
    Jr2299 Jr2299 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    Almost a year ago, my ex boyfriend tried to commit suicide. His family blamed me for it. His parents told him to break up with me so he decided to keep us a secret. (When he was in...
    ClarissaAnn ClarissaAnn 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    me and my team plan a trip for fishing last saturday. we went satluj river about 100 km from home town. have spend 2 hours total in traveling and end up with nothing. similar to...
    mybasit mybasit 26-30 Nov 5

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    I was soooooo unhappy for such a long time! I can't believe I never realized how easy it was just to be happy! Set goals and work harder and harder to achieve your goals, measure...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    I went to Canada earlier this year and fell in love with it. As well as with traveling. So today I have decided to begin early development on a trip to Europe in the near future...
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    "Walk a little straighter" I remember looking up To look up to him And I remember most the time He wasn't there I'd be waiting at the door When he got home at night He'd...
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    Fear of life We are a living part of creation empowered by spirit. Inside each living creature lives a soul. It pushes us drives us affects us in every possible way. Every faith...
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    Balance is not an assumed risk.Balance has many definitions that all require equilibrium.The definition of balance is not a concept nor is balance a risk.Motorcyclists need to be...
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    Life is so very very strange. Even for someone like me who is science minded and can make sense of everything. Don't get me wrong. I have actually made sense of life, lol, but it's...
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    LIFE Sciences What is Life Sciences? Standard definition of life sciences is “ fields of science that involve the scientific study of living organisms – such as microorganisms...
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    I want to change the way I talk to people. I want to ask them how they are. I want to make sure they're okay before we enter conversation. I want to change the way I walk. I want...
    acorn288 acorn288 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    Oh my goodness! I have to document this! Every time I make something, no matter how good it is, it is never better than my boyfriend's mom. lol. He'll say it's as good as hers...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I hate it. I'm sick of the bullshit. I'm sick of trying and nothing changing. I'm the only one who can change it and I can't. I've been stuck for so long it's ridiculous. What is...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So... As I told you in a previous story. My STBX and I spoke to our children and told them we are separating. This was a little over a month ago. It was a huge relief to tell...
    Sassyblues Sassyblues 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    In discussions with my wife about what we need to fix in our marriage, we both realized part of our issues arise from the fact our lives are out of balance. Between demanding...
    lonelyguy375 lonelyguy375 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 30

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    I did it once for about a year. Alone. In a station wagon. I slept in my car. I made curtains that stuck in place with Velcro. I put a girlie magazine and a black cowboy hat on the...
    kerikeh kerikeh 61-65, F Oct 27

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    so one day I and my friends thought it would be fun to see how long I coulx hold my p in . so I had drank A LOT and really had to p in so we went on amusement rides after all the...
    Justbeingmeok Justbeingmeok 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 13

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    Life can build a new you within you. Life can trip you up. Life can bite your bum! The lessons of each day we live must be thought deeply about in our process of enjoying them...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I wanted to clear my head and just take a little trip. Alone time.
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I was 18 I got hit with a double whammy on my body. I was pregnant and diagnosed with gall bladder disease. Ultrasounds showed a growth along the inside lining of the pesky...
    flypiggie flypiggie 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    Sunrises..sunsets....a gorgeous day, walks on the beach, park...ice cream, a good burger...road trips.....sailing....and good conversation.. This is the stuff of Life!
    SouthernItaliano SouthernItaliano 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I'd rather be myself then someone who is changing to meet someone else's expectations.
    kels100 kels100 13-15, F Nov 8

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    I do believe it. my heads up is triple numbers. the moment I see them everywhere. its a sign change is coming. also dreaming of floods means change to me. also dreaming of...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    As you start establishing a juicing regimen, it can be invaluable to have some insights from those who have experience with it already. Following these juicing techniques will get...
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    I sometimes wonder if I should just leave and never come back here. Just start my life over somewhere else.
    zclark2 zclark2 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 27

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    I was a pudgy kid. I was a fat teen and now a fat adult. I'm sick of people and doctors telling me to lose weight. I'd rather be healthy than thinner. Am I the only one who kinda...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    So, I've been sick the past few days and spent quite a bit of time in bed. My husband and I, have not been doing well lately and I feel a divorce is in my immediate future...
    Naturestorms Naturestorms 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    MY STORY: Oh, gee, where to start. I have had a good, godly life soon to be surpassing 15 years. God is the creator of the universe, and every single thing in it; God is eternal...
    adventurernumber1 adventurernumber1 13-15, M Nov 1

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    Went on a long trip today and wore a pull up it is soaked
    Cw1991 Cw1991 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    There will never be another show that touches me as much as this one. I found it to be life-changing and I am pretty sad that I'll never be able to watch it for the first time...
    MissListless MissListless 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    Yesterday marked my one year anniversary of having an abortion last year. I guess I'll never be able to look at Halloween the same anymore since this us the day that my anniversary...
    TyThe90sKid TyThe90sKid 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    About a week ago, someone sent me mail asking me why I am so confident in my belief in God. So I decided to post most of my response here so that others could read it: "Here's to...
    NorseChief NorseChief 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hi everyone, I am new here and I just want to share my experience!! I am recovering from agoraphobia and I know how horrible it can be. Everyday feels like a struggle when you don...
    letthemusicbeyourmaster223 letthemusicbeyourmaster223 16-17, F Nov 2

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    Yrs ago i went on a camping trip with my friend and his two young adult sons--20/22 yrs of age---I liked all of them very much---For some reason they got into a quarrel at one...
    michaelsgmd michaelsgmd 61-65, M Nov 7