5 Steps to Enriching a Community R...

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What is an Enrichment Center? In the United States, Enrichment Centers exist to come alongside schools and homeschool families to add value to the overall education of the student. On any given day you can find classes in French, guitar, etiquette, coding, or any other plethora of subjects you can think of. By adding to [...]

I Heart Stake Day

I love Stake Day. The love for Stake Day has been instilled deep in my heart by watching other people celebrate it. To see the the joy and excitement on their faces has transferred an anticipation into my spirit, a longing to celebrate my own personal Stake Day. So what is Stake Day? It’s the [...]

#MannequinChallenge

#MannequinChallenge
The #MannequinChallenge caught up with us at lunch here in Matagalpa yesterday!! Today's lunch has been brought to you by the #mannequinchallenge! —————————————– #Jesus #ministry #devotional #inspirational #missions #pastor #jesuschrist #liveauthentic #youth #volunteer #ministry #finditliveit #missiontrip #outreach #nicaragua #spiritual #faith #faithful #god #grace #pray #prayers #bible #praying #amen #hope #compassion #forgiveness #thankful #church A video [...]

With grateful hearts.

With grateful hearts.
On Thursday, November 10th the children in our nutrition program experienced another first. Their first Thanksgiving :: a day to be grateful! Complete with all the trimmings :: turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, pumpkin pie and more! The idea started small — Thanksgiving is one of Megan’s favorite holidays, yes for the food, but more for [...]

First Time Field Trip? Check.

First Time Field Trip? Check.
Remember going on field trips as a kid? I remember going to places like the Zoo, Kennedy Space Center, and Big Tree Park. Field Trips are awesome. An entire day devoted to having fun with chaperones and teachers sneakily trying to teach you something. Field trips in Nicaragua are largely cost prohibitive to public schools, [...]

$1000 from PriceSmart!

$1000 from PriceSmart!
We we’re just awarded with a $1000 grant from Pricesmart! This is what $1000 worth of stuff looks like.   For those of you unfamiliar with PriceSmart, it’s a big warehouse type store that you pay a membership to (like a Sam’s, Costco, BJ’s etc…) based out of California with stores in Central America. They [...]

Warning: This post filled with love a...

Warning: This post filled with love and ice cream.
May 9th was a good Monday.   Megan and Ben George, Owner of Kiss Me Ice Cream with his wife Sheena (not pictured).   On May 9th we finally got to see the culmination of a lot of hard work, a lot of planning and a lot of caring about the the future of Cycle [...]