Semester Off-Campus Student Blogs

Fall 2018

 

AbigailBullock

Abby Bullock
Lithuania, LCC
Junior, Psychology and International Studies major

....Well, here I go again! This morning I left the Seattle airport with my final destination waiting me on the other side… Lithuania! Thankfully, I have not embarked on this journey by myself, but I have the wonderful company of two other George Fox students.....

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EmmaLindberg

Emma Lindberg
Prague, Veritas
Junior, English major

....lesson of the week: sometimes going with the flow leads you places you don't want to be (alternately: do your research!) The strange (and really cool) thing about having a trip that you are anticipating for months is that you build this image up in your head of what you think each city will be .....

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CaylaBleoaja

Cayla Bleoaja
Oxford, Best Semester Program
Senior, Psychology and Organizational Communication major

...the earth is ancient, the earth remembers. here is a monument of our ancestors, a testament to our species. to pass the barrier into an archaic time is to participate in an ancient act of homage. even stone bows its head in pensive reverence. the earth is silent, the earth remembers......

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KialePalpant

Kiale Palpant
Oxford, Best Semester Program
Junior, English major

...Welcome to my adventure, my life, my story. I'm a college student far away from home, from family, and from the familiar. In their absence, I seek to find contentment where I am and continually run further up and further in towards God......

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katherineshafer

Katherine Shafer
Jordan, Best Semester Program
Senior, Politics and International Studies major

...I arrived in Jordan just over three weeks ago. My worries and apprehensions heavier than the suitcase I carried behind me and the bitter taste of goodbyes still fresh on my lips. It was difficult to leave Oregon, the only home I’ve really known, and set sail for new terrain. I’ve been told that the first step is always the hardest......

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jennarichards

Jenna Richards
Romania, Word Made Flesh
Junior, Philosophy and Biblical Studies major

...Hello all, It has been one week since I set out for Romania. More than anything these last seven days have brought blessing upon blessings. I left home with a heavy and anxious heart, but upon arriving here I felt an overwhelming sense of welcome and comfort. God is present, and God is good.....

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