Erin writes:

I’ve put off writing this post for a month. I wanted to be able to say with certainty, “This year is not a game for me. It is _______.” However, I can’t find those words. I don’t know how to express what this experience is, what it means for me now and in the future, or the many painful and wonderful ways it has already changed me. I can’t name it, and that drives me nuts.

Read Erin’s entire post.

On Sunday, August 26, 2018, we commissioned Rachel Carpenter, Brooke Cobb, and Erin Tolar, who dedicate a year of their lives to learn what God is doing through them and in them. We hope to follow their journey through their online blogs.

To learn more about the YAV program, visit: www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/yav/

To read the blogs of our YAVs, click their links below: