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 I read more… 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, sometimes… 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

WHAT BROKE YOU?

  Written January 16, 2018 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… 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. I’ve spent… Continue reading

A LITTLE CHURCH IN BILLINGS

  When I first arrived at this little church in Billings, Missouri I was anxious. I was told that, in this town of around 1,000 people, 80% of the congregants were Trump supporters,… Continue reading

A TIME OF TRANSITION

  I’ve been back in the United States for 40 days now and things are starting to feel back to normal. Since arriving to Ohio on October 1st, I’ve been spending my days itinerating… Continue reading

TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN VULNERABLE WITH ME

  To all those who have been vulnerable with me, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your insights, raw emotions, and shared solidarity have had a huge impact on my… Continue reading