Clean, reliable water is only one of the many things we expect without appreciating how rare they are. Continue reading what we have. and desperately need
A place to rest is home in the best sense, and foreshadows a better rest to come, a true sabbath. Continue reading finding our way home….
We make our own sacrifices and worship our own gods, from materialism to social justice. We have our own talismans, always connected to our human conceit. Continue reading of gods and boxes
Service can be connected to spiritual pride, something we “do for others” that makes us feel good about ourselves. There was none of that with this group. Continue reading day camp
Whenever we visit IBS, we are met by bright, positive, eager young men and women who want their lives, and the lives of their families, to be different. And better. There is poverty, yes. But there in no poverty mentality. Continue reading Letters from Bharat; from mud to marble
I wasn’t scared. I could easily have hailed a cab. I was just confused and wanted to find my way. On my own, if I could. Continue reading Letters From Bharat: Oh, Calcutta
I’m not sure we will ever all come together as Michael Jackson’s song suggests. But I’m pretty sure young Chenju will never work on a tea farm. Continue reading Letters From Bharat: Sherpa