His love to everyone in her village. At the end of
the retreat, we prayed over Gloria and the other
girls at our table. During the prayer, Gloria began
to sob. Later she explained that she hadn’t felt
that much love in such a long time and it was an
overwhelming experience. She realized that God
was the answer to her need for love.
Meeting Gloria and getting to hear how I helped
change her life brought this mission trip together.
I no longer felt like I couldn’t make an impact in
someone’s life because I was too young or wasn’t
there long enough to make a difference. I want
everyone to realize what I realized on this trip.
We are not too young to change the world. You
might not travel to South Africa like I did, but
there are plenty of people right in our schools and
neighborhoods that need help. All w