THERE ARE ABOUT 10,000 MILES SEPARATING my hometown San Francisco and Zimba, Zamba. We will be departing Continue reading
I AM ONLY TAKING THE ESSENTIALS with me on the trip to Zambia. Selecting the items is a good exercise for it makes me ponder on Continue reading
A FEW DAYS AGO I WENT OUT FOR LUNCH at a family style restaurant near my home. While I was waiting for an available table, a family of four—two parents and their two six to seven years old children Continue reading
THERE ARE THOSE WHO ARE CALLED to the ﬁelds and those who are called to send the workers. Yesterday the Zambia Team had the Continue reading
“CHRIST — ALONE — AMONG ALL THE PHILOSOPHERS, MAGICIANS, &C. DECLARED ETERNAL LIFE – the endlessness of time, the non-existence of death – to be the principal certainty. The necessity and the raison d’être of serenity and devotion.
Lived serenely as an artist greater than all artists Continue reading
FROM NEWS STORIES AND PERSONAL ACCOUNTS, the ideas we have about humanitarian work or missionary service often involve providing Continue reading
“IF WE WISH TO KNOW ABOUT A MAN, WE ASK ‘WHAT IS HIS STORY—HIS REAL, INMOST STORY?’—for each of us is a biography, a story. Each of us is a singular narrative, which is constructed, continually, unconsciously, by, through, and in us— Continue reading
A YEAR AGO WHEN THE TEAM MEMBERS attended an information session about Hands at Work (Hands), we were only passing acquaintances in various degrees. Since the beginning of 2014, our team of six has Continue reading
Look to The Rainbow by Astrud Gilberto. From the LP “Look to The Rainbow” Released: 1966. Track 7.
ON THE DAY I WAS BORN,
Said my father, said he.
I’ve an elegant legacy
Waitin’ for ye, Continue reading
BY GOD’S SAVING GRACE OF PULLING ME OUT OF THE NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE I know my mission in life is not complete yet. Knowing my empathetic and caring nature, I thought it is conﬁrmed to continue using these gifts as an encourager and a cheerleader to serve people’s needs. To celebrate and reminisce the ﬁrst-year anniversary of the accident—June 24, 2014—in a meaningful way, I spent time visiting Continue reading