Hope: Vulnerability and Risk

Hope: Vulnerability and Risk

Originally posted on Time Well Spent:
It’s easy to look at the world today and be sad. Be depressed. Be angry. Lose faith. Lose hope. I’m sure we’ve all felt these things in the past year or so. Probably multiple times over. While staying at the MCC Southern Africa Directors house in Johannesburg, I picked up…

Chauntra, So Far

Chauntra, So Far

Originally posted on Time Well Spent:
So we have now been here in Chauntra for almost a week, and I thought I’d give a quick update about what we’ve been up to, observations about our new community and some fun photos. We are staying in a guest house directly across from Sambohta Tibetan School where…

Sheroes

Sheroes

Originally posted on Time Well Spent:
Is everything OK back in North America? Twitter suggests otherwise. Life goes on in South Africa and India. An Uber driver in Cape Town told us to “give Trump a chance”, a newspaper in Delhi praised Trudeau’s response to the so-called Muslim Ban. Felicia and I both were devastated…

What can we learn

What can we learn

Originally posted on Time Well Spent:
Story-telling is important. It is especially important in this time in history to share stories and ideas that teach joy, strength and different ways of being in the world. Each of us has so much living to cram into one life, we will go to our graves not having experienced…

Class Maintenance

Class Maintenance

Originally posted on Time Well Spent:
A boy sweats in an Apartheid School – date unknown Today we visited the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg for the second time. We last visited at the very beginning of our trip  and it felt like a meaningful bookend as our time here draws to a close. Perhaps not…