SUNDAY

DEPARTURE

Hearts pound as families embrace. Excited  smiles mix with nervous laughter as students board the bus that tangibly  represents the beginning of something new.

ROAD SONGS

Freeway soars past as friends lift their voices above the engine roar; together, energetically fueling the joyful anticipation of what is already bringing them together.

FAMOUS DAVE'S

Chatter mixes with delicious fumes as, Incredulous, we share a last supper together, feasting on the thoughts of what tomorrow will surely bring.

MONDAY

1:59AM

Nervous energy pulses as voyagers strain their luggage into the early darkness. The world awaits.

BOARDING

Last minute stretches proceed the enthusiastic surrender to tight seating arrangements. Friendly laughter bubbles as seat belts are struggled. Flying does not come naturally to some.

SUNRISE

Red pierces the horizon as passengers gasp in a muted awe. Through tiny portholes to the sky, the  Heavens declare

 

CUSTOMS

Jubilant hearts race as humid heat thickens the brows of immigrants. We are young.

BUS

Enthusiastic introductions  fall mute on ecstatic ears. Sweat drips as diesel fumes  fill bus. We are here.
 

EXCHANGE RATE

Minds strain, as amature mathematicians find peace. Coins clink as wallets disappear into pockets. Wealth is a state of mind.

PLAYTIME

Children jabber as students respond; silently in love, dusty Nikes kick a soccer ball among the vulnerable. basket balls pound as hearts open up.

DOOR-TO-DOOR

Night. Men draw around their sisters; whispers of encouragement quell anxious thoughts. The seed is planted, as siblings share the reality of salvation.

21 HOURS

Confused Music blares. Heavy eyes don’t care. It’s been a long day.

TUESDAY

6:20

Roosters sing as gentle breezes gently wakes in us the hope of what this new day will bring.

BEFORE BREAKFAST

Stomachs are empty as Guitars strum and  praises overflow from hearts full. It is early.

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