Running the streets of DC

The title can be taken pretty much literally. 🙂 Back on My Feet Team I RAN A MARATHON! 26.2 MILES! It is possible! It is Now not beyond my imagination to run a marathon because I actually did it. It was quite the experience. It was 3 months of training with my Back on My feet…

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“God and I have become like two giant fat people living in a tiny boat.”

"We keep bumping into each other and laughing." -Hafiz When I first heard this poem, I started laughing because, it is very true in my life that God and I keep bumping into each other. There has been days in the last month where I did not want to "see" God or where I was…

El Trabajo No se Termina

Mientras el año sigue su rumbo me doy cuenta que tan lento y que tan rápido pueden cambiar las cosas. Gracias a Dios pude ayudar a un muchacho a obtener su primer apartamento y salir de su situación inestable viviendo en la calle. Me dio mucho gusto, trabaje muy duro con mi colega para que…

New Year complaints, Birthday Wishes

The longest night of the year... I spent a night in the streets...slept in the cold...slept on a wet floor...only had a wool blanket and my backpack to protect me from the cold...but I experienced it inside a tent and with a heater blowing half of the night...this was the longest night of the year.…

Una carta para mi familia y amigos

12 Noviembre 2015 Querida familia y queridos amigos, Les escribo esta carta para compartir un poco de las muchas expereriencias que e tenido en Washington D.C. Antes de comensar mi año de servicio no tenia la menor idea de lo que hiba estar haciendo. Tuve 2 entrevistas para dos organizaciones diferentes. Como saben ahora, soy…

Who needs who?

Client interactions vary on a daily basis, there are clients who appreciate conversation and others who mind their own business. Most of the interactions with clients are at the Capitol Hill United Methodist Church Morning Breakfast or at the Church of the Bretheren Lunch. When I help serve breakfast or hand out resources, all of…

“Who are you?”

Everyone I meet in some way shape or form has impacted my life in a positive or negative way. Because I am who I am, I like to make people think, I like to help them truly reflect on what they have said or had to say. Something as simple as, "How are you?" and…