Posts in Service
Five years for Haiti and something on compassion I've learned along the way

Today, marks five years since a magnitude 7.0 earthquake ravaged Haiti. The words that followand the thoughts they are intended to formrepresent what I have grappled with and learned in these five years since witnessing and helping respond to the pain and suffering of so many who were injured, fell ill, and lost their homes and their loved ones that day.

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On Volunteering & Vocation

What is voluntourism? Is it detrimental to meaningful change in the world? Or, rather, can it serve as an entry into social justice work? While much of what she articulated in her previous critique stands true, de Bruyne offers a different perspective in this post that reflects of the role voluntourism has played in cultivating her orientation to the world. 

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