17-Year-Old Sarah Harmening wasn’t exactly feeling it while riding on a bus en route to a short term mission trip in Africa last week.  “I was just sitting here on the bus, feeling a little sad. I guess because I’m going to be gone so long and I was a little uncomfortable,” she wrote in her journal.  That’s when she decided to read her Bible, and it changed her entire perspective. “We get to participate in his divine nature! I mean, how awesome is that? So mostly, I was just reminded of

why I’m here and that God has called me here and he’s do so for a reason. So I know he’s going to do incredible things.” Moments after she finished writing, the bus she was traveling in got into a violent collision and flipped over, ultimately claiming her life. The journal entry provides a window into the soul of a teenager with a very strong faith, and is providing her grieving parents and friends with some comfort in a difficult time, knowing just how close she was to God before passing.  READ MORE