If you’ve spent summer at any camp, you’ve likely experienced a “Camp High” or a “mountaintop experience.” Whether you attend for one, two or four weeks, Kanakuk is always stocked full of moments that remind us of our Creator and our purpose. These are the moments that make us feel closer to Him than ever before.
Bethany Hamilton’s incredible story is one of tragic loss with an even greater come-back. Although she lost her arm in 2003 to a shark attack, Bethany didn’t give up on her dreams, and she’s continued to pursue professional surfing ever since. Although she faced terrible tragedy, she jumped back into the water—fearless.
We’ve all felt the pressure to maintain our reputation. Maybe it’s the reputation of making straight A’s. Maybe it’s to be the best on your sport’s team or to make everyone laugh in class. As our lives progress and we interact with others, we build reputations around ourselves, and these reputations create expectations for who we have been and who we are going to be.