I recently went on a week-long mission trip to
I stayed in a church that was still being rebuilt from the hurricane, and it had a nice facility for us to stay. I was thankful for the cleanliness and a hot meal; however, it had its downside. There was rat-poison all over because they had rates that were two-feet long. Also, there were only two showers for over one hundred girls. One that that really worked for me was the large AC unit. After working in hundred degree weather, I appreciated air-conditioning more than I ever did before. Also, the bunk-beds and mattresses were really nice to have. I was thankful to sleep on a bed, instead of on the floor.
This made me realize that I have taken many things for granted, such as the house I live in and the many choices of clothing I have to choose from for one day. This trip down South was a real eye-opener for me. I became more appreciative of the little things that I have, such as the around-the-clock protection and a home-cooked meal. My trip to
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