The Last Work Day… For Now

This was the last day of our mission trip. It has been the most amazing week thanks to Youth On A Mission and Jacob Fatic.  He is our student leader, the first of many. This was such a big deal for Youth On A Miission. Not only did he get to experience the trip, he …

The Legend of Wednesday

       Today is the third day of our mission trip. Wednesday is legended to be the worst day of a mission trip all around, but I find the opposite. All of our bonds are growing stronger and most of our work is staying on track. That’s not to say we haven’t been faced …

Day Two: Learning and New Experiences

This is our second day working with youth on a mission! We have continued working in our work sites and have even started a few new jobs. It has not taken long to realize what a learning experience this is! Every single person on this trip, including th hie adults, has learned something new, whether …

Vesak: Birthday of the Buddha

Today, around the world, people are celebrating Vesak, the birthday of the Buddha.  For many of us in Western culture, this day is a complete enigma.  Luckily, we have Zack Burns, an English major at Middle Tennessee State University, to help us with a brief overview of the holiday.  I met Zack at Congregation Yeshuat Yisrael …