The quote behind the New Orleans YAV program is “Seeking God in the tension of sorrow and celebration.” This describes our program so well, because it directly reflects the city of New Orleans. This city suffers from gun violence, corrupt politicians, natural disasters, a lack of working infrastructure, food deserts, and so many other things. … More Should I Stay or Should I Run?
The first time, I asked myself “what am I doing here?” It was a Thursday. But more importantly, it was 88 degrees and the humidity made it feel as if I was amongst the clouds. Shovels in hand, my coworker Cat and I set out to turn the compost. Shovel in, shovel out, turn, repeat. … More Worship While You Work
The path I have been on these last few years has been monotonous and stimulating in its lack of direction and the grandness of its adventures. In the long run, I have no idea where I am headed; all I know is where I am now and how I got here. Three years ago, when … More Wandering Line