It was a long drive to and from Houston, and the ELCA Youth Gathering, and it has taken some time
to absorb all that we (Kellen, Gabie, Brooke, Sam, Deb and PJ) experienced. One thing we realized
– “This” comes in different directions; “Change” isn’t necessarily fast – it can be like a planted
seed; ‘Everything” could also be everyone, place, time, thought, wish…

The themes for each day were celebrated by 30,000 youth (including Jeremy Sanchez, who
met us from Alaska!).