now what?

2:42 PM Marcie Parson 1 Comments

When given less than 24 hours in the Holy Land, how do you spend it?
by going to the dome of the rock and leaving a prayer in the western wall

 going to marzipan bakery for one last chocolate rugelach 
and stopping at the "7-11" for a magnum bar

parting with the garden tomb

 coming home to make cookie dough at the ludlows

and saying goodbyes

What a blessing this semester has been. Although the experience is entirely indescribable, 
let's just say my life is forever changed.
24 hours, a stack of tissues, lots of hugs, two flights, and a nearly-missed connection later, 
I'm back in America. 

Now what?


girls I love

2:13 PM Marcie Parson 0 Comments

Here's the thing. 
I'm the youngest of five children, meaning I've never had little sisters. 
Then I got to Jeru, where I became the Activity Days leader of five 8-12 year old girls.
They are brilliant, talented, spunky, and kind, and I love them lots.
I sure will miss them.