The Journey Of London : An Adventure Of A Lifetime Essay

1126 Words Dec 1st, 2016 5 Pages
The day was finally here, I was about to get on a plane and begin my journey to London, England on a mission trip. I have never been so nervous in my life, especially because it was my first time on an airplane. About 8 hours later we finally landed, we stepped out into the airport and chaos overwhelmed me. People were everywhere pushing, shoving, and yelling. Nothing was what I had expected it to be, the atmosphere was such fast moving, the people were not the minority of White British people that I had imagined and the religious statistics were way different than I ever would of thought. The second we stepped out of the airport into the heart of London, I knew I was about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime. A few hours into being settled in, we were given the task to go up to strangers on the streets and ask people what their religious views were. Most commonly got answered with Islamic, Hindu, Christian or not believing in God at all. I specifically remember an elderly woman that I approached saying she didn’t believe in anything because her family had banned her from going to any church years ago. If asked this question years ago most answers would of been Christianity, but today in London things are different.
Do you find yourself to be a religious person? Or even know what religion truly is? By definition, religion may be defined as: “the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods” (Oxford Dictionaries). In today’s…

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