Archive for the ‘Joshua Life’ Category

Nothin’ but Pine Needles

Dear reader, This week is slightly different. As you very well may know or you may not due to the fact that you haven’t heard from your beloved children all week, we’ve been needle raking. Except for the few and mighty, your writers of this blog, Cassie, Kaitlyn, Grant, and Ben. We’ve been housewives all […]

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The Return to Joshua

Hello everyone its Jake, In my portion of the blog I wanted to talk about some of the things that I have been learning in the last couple of weeks. These past few weeks whether in Israel or at home, I think that God has been teaching me to enjoy the moment. We only have […]

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Last Words Before Our Journey to Israel!

Update from our last blog: We still haven’t found Lucile. But more exciting news is that in just four days, the Joshua class of 2017 will be sleeping in another country! Most of us don’t know what to expect, but the excitement of leaving for Israel is building! We are so excited to walk in […]

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Thoughts Before Israel

Well our Joshua time in the building is almost over. We have this week, our two weeks in Israel and three weeks when we get back then we get ready to leave the building and head to summer staff housing. Our time in the building has been, for all of us, an amazing 9 months […]

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Cruise Night

Mark 12:30 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, is this; Hear O Israel the Lord is our God the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. And the second is this, Love your neighbor as […]

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The Most Interesting Man…at Hume, The Art Gallery, and Israel

You know those commercials about Dos Equis that have the tag line, “the most interesting man in the world”? Well we don’t have beer or that guy, but I do think that we have the real most interesting man in the world as our speaker this week. His name is Michael Smalley and we have […]

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Lucile The Spider

On the brisk winter evening of March 7th, the lives of the girls living in room 203 changed forever. Two unsuspecting girls had the scare of their lives. Caitlynn, was casually reading on her bed, perfectly content with life. Her roommate, Kaylee, entered the room with the intent of getting ready for dinner; the only […]

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Coming Home and Moving Forward

The cycle of existence is on beautiful display here. We witness the truth that through every storm, the sun will eventually return. The tall-standing trees out our windows and lining the mountains have shaken off the snow that had recently flocked them. The sky has opened up and revealed a distant, snow-capped mountain, and a […]

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Philippians Test 3 & Cultural Programming

This past week at the building has been a busy one to say the least…last weekend was our last long four-day weekend of winter camp, and the majority of the Joshua students were working long and hard hours through Monday afternoon. As exhausted as we were, we had no idea how mentally exhausting the week […]

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Greetings From Room 205 & 101

Hello parents! This week is pretty chaotic, and a little crucial. During the weekend my roommate and I both worked concessions. This weekend was high school camp so you could already assume that we had some pretty interesting conversations with the campers. One of the best parts is getting the opportunity to go to their […]

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