Walking Humbly

Written by Gillian Henry //  Buses, trams, the metro screeching underground, pedestrian crosswalks streaming people. Snow boots, leather boots, Converse, sandals. Squeaking snow, slushing muck, puffing cottonwood, blowing dust. To school, to church, to friends', to the market. This was my every day. College freshmen. Classes rushing, cafeteria clanging, armchair studying, passing the weight room … Continue reading Walking Humbly

Trekking away from Trafficking: Restoring Dignity in the Face of Modern Day Slavery

Written by Ashleigh Gibb //Thailand is a country clothed in so much beauty, from one side to the next. It is a land of mountains, farmland, and striking beaches, alongside the world’s friendliest people. Many travel to “the land of smiles” for respite from their daily lives, whether it’s just for a two-week holiday or a … Continue reading Trekking away from Trafficking: Restoring Dignity in the Face of Modern Day Slavery

Making Art for Hope and Healing

Written by Kit Ripley // Many people think that being an artist is frightening. They are afraid to paint because they hear the accumulated voices of teachers and critics who disparaged their creative efforts until their inborn spark of creativity was smothered by negativity.  Some people think that artists are antisocial or emotionally unstable, citing … Continue reading Making Art for Hope and Healing