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Joshua Reunion 2013

Andy Schmidt and Nick Zavala here hijacking the Joshua Blog! Nick and I graduated from JWI last year and have returned for our annual reunion, which took place last evening.  It was a strange thing to walk into our past home to see that it has now become the home of others, however it was […]

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Graduation is only 22 days away!

Graduation is 22 days away! Can you believe it? It’s true; it really is. This morning at our bi-weekly meeting as an entire class we began to talk graduation details. It was a bit surreal for many of us. Week 6 has arrived and has left us just as quickly as it came. We have […]

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Week 1 Summer Update!

Hello friends and family! This is Kelly filling you in on what has been going on at Hume this past week. For those of you who I haven’t met, I am on staff at Joshua and have had the privilege of serving as the women’s Resident Director this year (and let me tell you, these […]

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We’re back!

We’re back! After successfully completing the academic portion of Joshua, the students have returned to Hume and have been working various jobs around camp getting it ready for 10 weeks of summer! Before this blog goes any further, I must say it’s a special day on the Joshua blog with very important changes that need […]

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The Beginning of the Last Chapter

Heartland month one: We had known each other for one month. Our fearless leaders were in Asia. Most of us were feeling disgruntled.  We had barely begun the long journey of becoming echad. It brought to light exactly where we were in combined maturity. Hartland month nine: extra tasks done without complaint. Enjoying our last […]

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Deep cleaning and night of remembrance.

Well this is Austin Bailey and Michelle Le Laurin, writing our last blog in the building. Right now everyone is currently working on deep cleaning the building. We have to get it back to its hotel status before summer starts. These past couple of days have been fairly hectic with all of the preparations of […]

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Bittersweet

Hello friends and family! Here we are in our last week in the building. It’s a bittersweet time for us. We’re excited about what the summer brings, but we know that we’ll miss life here in the building together. The girl community came together on Sunday after work and had dinner by the lake. We […]

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Two weeks left in the building!

Greetings from Hume, California Here we are with two weeks left in the building; it feels like just yesterday we were meeting each other for the first time, and now here we are getting ready to leave. It feels like a dreamy blur. This week was filled with pine needle raking goodness and we loved […]

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Day 8 – Compromise & Culture

Hey Everybody, As the morning dawned we found ourselves in a sad place as we prepared to depart from the Sea of Galilee for the final time.  Although there was never that much disappointment as the excitement of finally visiting Jerusalem was hanging in the air.  We took a final drive around the Galilee, which […]

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Day 7 – No Big Deal

Shalom Mishpocha! Kristin Marlow and Rebecca Rand here to give you today’s update! First of all: Drink like camels, die like dogs. And because of this little motto for our class: drinking lots of water equals pee stops all day long. Pee stop 1: before we leave the kibbutz. Now it should be noted that […]

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