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Jaime's story

Ever since I first came to Christ in October, 1988 I have said that I would go on a mission trip one day. Over the years, however, I allowed things to get in the way of making that dream a reality. You know the excuses we all make: "I don't have the time to take off work", "I'm no good with tools", "I'm not healthy enough", "I don't have the money", "I'm afraid to fly". Believe me, I made all of these excuses and then some.
Last April I read in a CP newsletter about a mission team going to Guatemala to work with children there. Here was a trip that was right up my alley; I absolutely love children and am actively involved in the children's ministries at my church. I checked on the cost of the trip and hit a brick wall; there was no way I could raise that kind of money in such a short period of time. Once again I allowed myself to be distracted by my own excuses and missed out on an opportunity to serve, but God …