Emily Maynard recently took the trip of a lifetime to Ethiopia with her good friends from FashionABLE. She spent a few days there, and while she knew it would be a life-changing experience, she didn’t realize how much it had actually opened her heart and taught her how to be a more courageous person. Here’s what she writes on her blog:
While I was in Ethiopia I got to spend a lot of time with the women behind the FashionABLE scarves that I love so much, and I prayed harder than I’ve ever prayed that God would open my eyes to what I could do to help them. At the end of the day, it wasn’t my eyes that God opened, but my heart. I knew within minutes that the main reason I was sent to Ethiopia wasn’t to give these women my charity handouts, but to take in everything they could teach me about love and courage.
The trip sounds like it was just so awesome, and Emily is so fortunate to be part of what looks like a great cause. Check out our photos from her trip below and let us know what you think!
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Emily and the FashionABLE group in Ethiopia.
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Emily making even more new friends!
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I can only imagine how much fun this trip was. It looks amazing!
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Awww, Emily hanging out with some very special friends!
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Yes, this is how a bottle of Coke looks like in Ethiopia. Crazy, right?!?
Photos via Instagram/Emily Maynard
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