Maayong Pasko tanan— Happy Hannukah and Merry Christmas! I wish for peace for each of you and your loved ones this season. I was so happy to hear that my last post in video form was enjoyed- it’s a blessing to be able share my experience in a way that people resonate with, so I … Continue reading “what peace?”
For this post, I thought I’d share a short video to capture a typical day for me in the Philippines. I’ve been at my work placement for two months, so I’m really still learning about my surroundings and adjusting what my days look like, but I wanted to share some pieces of that adjustment period … Continue reading akong adlaw sa philippines
Four weeks ago today, I began my volunteer placement at an NGO called Little Children of the Philippines, or LCP. I am also volunteering my time on the weekends with Casa Esparanza, a temporary shelter for abused women and girls. I invite you to pray and to question with me as I share my experiences from the October immersion.
If you are reading this, Happy Friday! This week marked tulo semanas, or three weeks, that my partner volunteer Lauren and I have spent in the Philippines. Our first week in Dumaguete, the city where we will be serving for the year, was filled with morning studies of Filipino history led by our site coordinators, … Continue reading snapshots of the first three weeks