My experience worshipping at the high mass in the Köln cathedral differed from what I was used to, in terms of practices within the service as well as the landmark outside of it.
The visits to the Sachsenhausen Concentration camp as well as the holocaust museum were grim reminders of what humanity can be like at its worst. One of the things that stuck out to me was the extent and the lengths gone to strip away the humanity and individuality of everyone victimized.
I did not expect the full extent of how Europe emphasizes public transportation, or for our sake in Germany. I admit to bias since I’ve never had to commute with public transportation on a regular basis.
My decision to go to Germany was an optimistic dive into the unknown. I did not know that this program existed until after attending Calvin. Continue reading “Germany and Budding Growth”