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Back to Life

From a student this summer about how God brought him back to life while he handed out sandwhiches and coffee to homeless people in Costa Rica. 

“In my every day life at home things become very routine … It gets to the point where my life is so boring that I feel like I’m watching myself go through it … But this week has been quite different.
On Monday night we did homeless outreach after dinner, and we were handing out bags of soap and Chapstick, along with sandwiches and cups of coffee. It was during this time that I realized that for the first time in a very long time, it didn’t feel like I was watching someone else live my life for me. I was completely engaged in what I was doing. I wasn’t just going through the motions of being a person, I felt like I was really living, and I was living for a purpose …
I was fully engaged because, even though my interactions didn’t really consist of more than giving them food and saying “You’re welcome” when they thanked me, I understood that even though I may never see the fruits, I planted seeds for Christ, and I never felt more alive.”
- Trent


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