Showing posts from January, 2016

I stand in awe of You.

I am overwhelmed at how great God's creation is. I knew it was amazing before my class took a trip to the Everglades (located in South Florida), but there were many moments where my breath was taken away by the astounding beauty of it all. Whether we were on a tram through Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge or waist-deep in cypress swamp water, I couldn't help but praise God for all that He has done.

What breaks my heart the most is that some people live in Florida and spend their everyday lives not realizing that these gems are right in their backyards. Let's not be desensitized by the blessings we have around every corner. Let's open our eyes to the greatness that God has for us to discover.

I suppose this blog post is a sort of overall summary of our trip:

Eight days and seven nights Two hotelsEight passengers in a fifteen-passenger van14+ field trip stops45+ bird species15-mile bike ridesDaily doses of ice creamToo many rounds of human Frogger4-hour Big Cypress …