Tag Archives: hiking

Here Come the Ladies

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Delight in the Detour

It is a life philosophy that is becoming more and more prevalent in my day to day undertakings: take the detour.  I often get a nagging prompt in my mind to turn down a side road, to investigate a hitherto … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Tropics

I think my favorite part about our trip to the jungle was the kids complaining about bug bites, heat and humidity from time to time.  “You SEE why I don’t like the jungle?” I would laugh at them.  “Suck it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Progress, Life, Fun

I’ve been reflecting lately on the period we’re in as a foundation and where I am as a person, and it is one of diligence and faith-filled preparation trending toward growth and thanksgiving.  Over the past month I’ve been blessed with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Excitement Multiplied

In recent months, Fundación Aventura has been presented with a series of opportunities to expand our influence and ability to help raise up youth, not just in Bolivia, but beyond.  Thanks to seemingly random conversations, we are developing a strategic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Surprised by Growth

Our recent adventure trip to Toro Toro with 15 young men from the Bolivia Life Center was marked by multiple examples of boys stepping forward to accept responsibilities and confront fears in ways I had not anticipated.  Throughout our 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment