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Sunday, July 10, 2011

10 ASB pictures

It's the 10th and I am following along with Shimelle and crew. 10 things on the 10th. The pictures below are from an Alternative Spring Break trip I took with some university students. ASB trips are where students give up their break to have transformative experiences through volunteering. Lives are changed forever. At the very least they help and change a community through volunteering and relationship building. This was a while ago, but it is a trip I reflect on a lot. We went to Mexico and worked in orphanages. Head on over to Shimelle's blog to link up if you would like to share your 10 Things or to see others 10 Things!

We made jewelry

Singing and dancing

Jewelry making

There were sweet babies! Here I am holding one.

Hanging out and posing for the camera

The group including the nuns that ran the place and the kids that were around that day

Hanging out in the stairwell

Someone said, "Let's make fish faces!" so we did.

We made art

Blowing bubbles

9 comments:

Alysse said...

This looks like an amazing experience. Thanks for sharing!

Em said...

what an amazing trip. no wonder you look back with fond memories.

Bev Walker Scotland said...

What a wonderful thing to be able to be apart of. Glad it left you with beautiful memories and i bet those kids were just amazing. You have a huge Heart flower xxxxx

Kat said...

Amazing! I love these pictures. So much good stuff going on. The smile on an orphan's face reminds me that even after tragedy there will be laughter. What a wonderful experience!!

Irene said...

What a wonderful way to volunteer and the photos are great!x

Connie said...

great pictures~love the happy faces!!!

Nance said...

Your post is so inspiring. What a great way to volunteer and your photos do show the happiness on those kids' faces.

Jane said...

what a great post, they all look so happy

furrypig said...

that must have been an amazing experience thanks for sharing