THOSE PEOPLE COULD BE US

  As I was browsing Instagram yesterday I came across the most stunning poem that was posted by RefuAid, the UK organization that funds the project in Greece that I’m working with. As… Continue reading

FIRST WEEK RECAP

  After discussions with Alexandra, we have decided that my first two weeks in Katerini will be hodgepodge of experiences and opportunities. Much has changed here since I last visited in August of… Continue reading

MEETING YAYA

  I have found my new best friend y’all, and her name is Yaya – grandmother, in Greek. In Greece, as in much of the world, families often live close to one another,… Continue reading

I AM THE MOUNTAINS

  Getting here took far longer than I ever could have anticipated, but at last I have arrived in Katerini, Greece! Two days of cancelled flights leading up to my eventual departure from… Continue reading

CULTIVATING CONNECTIONS

  In regards to my placement in Greece, things are happening quite quickly now after months of almost nothing moving forward. It seems that I will fly to Greece in about a month… Continue reading

WHAT BROKE YOU?

  Having a spectacular spiritual sojourner, Melinda, during my YASC year in Westford, MA was critical to my staying in the program and undergoing so much personal growth. During my eleven months with… Continue reading

MY RETURN TO WESTFORD

  As many of you know, getting my visa for my upcoming GMI placement in Greece has not been easy. What we initially thought was going to be a quick six weeks back… Continue reading

DEAR COUPLE ACROSS THE TABLE

  Dear couple across the table, I arrived late to Wine School at Whole Foods and the only empty seats were across from you. I sat down and, because I was late, got… Continue reading

CREATIVE COWORKING

  What happens when a church congregation decides to open its doors to the wider community, to truly share their space with the movers and shakers from the outside world? What could happen… Continue reading

CULTIVATING AUTHENTICITY

  My time with Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dallas, Texas has been a whirlwind so far. Their congregation has connections to dozens of community organizations and collaborates with them regularly.… Continue reading