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Perspective

By now, many of you reading this probably know about my upcoming trip to Romania. If you don't, you can check it out here. So far the time leading up to this trip has been a learning experience for me. Many things lately have showed me how good this trip will be, not because of what I'll be doing but because of what I'll be experiencing and learning.
Lately, my older son has been asking me why he has to go to school and why he needs to learn. It's funny to me to think that I'm not going to school, but I'm sure being taught a lot lately. I'm learning about my attitude, thoughts, inferences, purpose and more.
This time three years ago, I was embarking on a big change. I was tying up loose ends and getting ready to resign as a music therapist. I was getting ready to say good bye to students I had for years. It was an uncertain time not knowing what lay ahead. A few months later I would find my self jobless and worried that nothing was going to happen.

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Romania Service Trip

Dear Friends,

I hope things are going well with you. I have some exciting news I want to share! A group from my church will be going on a service trip to Oredea, Romania this summer. I have thought about this, prayed about this, and talked it over with close friends. I really feel God is prompting me to go, and this is an opportunity to serve that I cannot pass up. My trip will take place July 22-31, 2016.
A few years ago you may remember that I took two trips to Las Vegas and served a church called Verve. Some of you reading this may have supported me on that trip, either through prayers or monetarily. I am so very thankful for that support because it allowed me to learn about God and his love for all his children.
The decision to take part in this trip was not an easy one. My love of children was a large part of the desire to join this trip. As I have learned more about the Roma population I will serve, I have learned that many parents and mothers are forced to either abandon or gi…