Cristian Marin

I’m excited to see where this program takes me and who I will become at the end. I also hope to be the best I can be and help where help is needed. It’s a challenge that comes with many other challenges, but I’m excited and happy to become part of this project.

From: Iglesia Cristiana Del Este Whittier; Whittier, CA
XPLOR Site: Quad Cities, IL/IA
Internship: Quad Cities Interfaith

Cristian's Blogs

Back from Cali

I’m back in Iowa after spending the holidays in California. I didn’t realize how much I missed my family until now. It felt great to see Cali again. My parents weren’t expecting me home, so I was excited to see their reaction. When I saw the joy in my mother’s eyes and the excitement on my dad’s face, I knew it was worth every penny I had spent...Although I loved being back, there was a part of me that was not at ease. A part of me that wouldn’t let me get comfortable. Yes, this is my home, where I grew up, where I first found God, but it wasn’t where I was supposed to be. I knew that I had to go again, that I couldn’t stay, because if I did, I would lose the parts of me that I’ve been working so hard to find. Read more >>

Unclear Choices

What steps to make, what choice to take.
Which will not be a mistake, two three four different rides, all leading to various truths or lies, but only one is filled with certain success, doesn’t mean you won’t find pain or stress. Yet paths aren’t certain and the destination isn’t always clear,
Many times the unknown paralyzes us with fear. Read more >>

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