Today started out a little different. We were allowed to sleep in a little because our wake up call wasn’t until 9 AM. Thank you Jesus! The team got all packed up and headed to breakfast for our last taste of famous omelets, donuts, and fettuccine Alfredo of the trip. The team then gathered for … Continue reading Bye Bye (Cebuano)
Hi friends and family!! We can’t believe today was our last full day in the Philippines. So many bittersweet feelings – we miss you all, but we’re sure we’ll miss our “second home” too. This morning we were woken up at 5:30 AM by our sweet leaders knocking on our doors so that we could … Continue reading I ❤️ Bohol
Hey friends and fam!!! We are writing to you from Chikaan, a Filipino restaurant here because of the fact that our wakeup call tomorrow morning is at… drumroll please… 5:30 AM. We love it. But we know you’re tuning in to hear about today so let’s get to it. Today began like any other. 7 … Continue reading Clubbing in Coldstone
Hey Friends and Family, Happy Sunday! After a wonderful and long night’s rest, we woke up to knocks on our doors at 7 A.M. Oh how we have missed the Montebello breakfast buffet. From eggs to bacon to sugary doughnuts they truly have it all (minus the fettuccine alfredo)! But please pray that the fettuccine … Continue reading Home Away From Home
Hey parents, families & friends! Maggie & Kyle here! We are posting tonight because the students need some serious sleep after our long travel day back to Cebu. From ferry to bus to dinner at a yummy Italian restaurant, they are finally in bed. We hope you’ll accept this statement to keep your hearts at … Continue reading On the Road Again
A million different emotions are rushing through our minds as we try and express the tremendous amount of love and heartbreak felt throughout the day. It started off like any other day with our 6:50 wake up call and a delicious breakfast ahead of us. We filled up our stomachs with pancakes, sausage, and scrambled … Continue reading Crying Fiesta
Happy Independence Day! Today was another early wake up! 7 am seems to be getting earlier each morning. With sore muscles and tired faces, the team headed to breakfast. On today’s menu we had bacon, hard-boiled eggs, and French toast. After breakfast, we sang the National Anthem and took a picture with the American flag. … Continue reading Cue Firework by Katy Perry
We started out the day with another early 6:45 AM wakeup call, but this morning we all stepped out of bed with a pleasant surprise of aching bodies and sore backs. Breakfast was served with plenty of fresh pineapples, eggs, toast, and bacon, and we all ate up knowing we needed to have full stomachs … Continue reading #DirtyAmericans
GOODNESS! Sleep was amazing. In fact, it was so great that some of us decided that we were not going to wake up when our beautiful leaders came and woke us up at 6:45am. However, it was obvious that the thought of seeing hundreds of smiling children motivated all of us to push through the … Continue reading Goodness Gracious, What a Day!!
The time is roughly midnight, and the plane has touched down in Cebu City, Philippines. After 30 plus hours of travel, all 41 students and leaders made it safely. We were greeted by some of our Quest Fellowship friends at the airport and fresh welcome juice at Montebello. Most everyone was asleep by around 3:00 … Continue reading Jet-lag? Never Heard of Her!