Tag Archives: reflections

Overcoming the Blockades

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

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Forest Bathing in a Pickle

“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

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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

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Confessions of an Activist

I wanted to share some of my shifting perceptions and ideologies over the past few years; perceptions that are affecting the way I work and driving our outreach toward different groups of “outcasts”. Before I came down to Bolivia, I … Continue reading

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