Tag Archives: Bolivia
The stone beneath me wobbled and I lurched to grab a neighboring boulder. I looked back to where Zacarias and Julie picked their way through the boulder field, faithfully and foolishly following my lead. I had been sure that the … Continue reading
Tuesday morning we awoke to news of blockades all over the city, and my heart sank. Was our first camp going to be postponed indefinitely? All the gear lay in the back of the truck, ready to transport to Fundacion Emanuel … Continue reading
I literally had to fight off the moms to keep their younger daughters from coming on the first real backpacking trip exclusively for young women, it was so popular. “The vans can’t hold any more!” I protested. “But there is … Continue reading
Samuel can do what he sets his mind to. His arm doesn’t matter.
And that’s the point. Continue reading
The attitudes and reactions of our campers in the face of planned adversity and intentional suffering are perhaps best captured by Jesus, who upon hiking up the hundreds of stairs to the top of the canyon with a full pack … Continue reading
“Combating the sense of defeat and discouragement that runs rampant in all of the youth we work with is one of our highest priorities, and it was great to see progress taking place.” Continue reading