I thought I knew love, then I studied abroad. Studying abroad with Veritas in London, I found my definition of love lacked patience, grace, steadfastness, and sacrifice. For my entire life, I have experienced love in a comfortable, familiar place. Before living in London, I had never been challenged to love people so different from … More I Thought I Knew Love—Then I Studied Abroad
We’ve got some news you’ll want to hear. Have you been dreaming of going abroad? Has your wanderlust left you staring at maps imagining the journeys you’ll take and the people you’ll meet along the way? Did that week-long mission trip to Central America last summer fuel your passion to love and serve the lost … More There’s Still Time—Don’t Waste It.
Without a doubt, studying abroad in London, England brought about tremendous personal and spiritual growth in my life. This is due largely to the opportunities provided to me by the Veritas Abroad program. Through meeting with my missions mentor, serving the city at outreach events, or just being alone with God, I recognize many instances … More Small Acts of Service Make Great Outreach Possible
I thought I’d take a post to talk about the things I’m glad I packed, things I regret packing, and things I wish I had packed/known when deciding how best to spend my 100 pounds. So, here it goes: Things I’m so glad I brought: these are the things that I never thought I would … More To Bring or Not To Bring to Sevilla? This is the question!
While beginning my study abroad trip in London, God had some very unexpected surprises. You see, I have struggled with my faith the last few years, and saw the Veritas program as a terrific opportunity to fall in love with my savior again. I had hoped to isolate myself from the heartache of my world … More Unexpected Surprises in London