Monthly Archives: February 2011

Love and Joy

Love is a feeling I’ve had the pleasure of deepening while in City Year. I’ve experienced its thrill, laughter and personality with my students and school I serve in. So this week, I made it my mission to capture these … Continue reading

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Love is all you need

What role does love play in service? Each morning I ask for love to guide my actions, speech and thoughts, but I’ve never really given too much thought as to how love fits into service. Upon asking a corps member … Continue reading

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The Moment of Inspiration

It was February 12th, 2011 a Saturday; and for the first time in a long time I witnessed a moment of pure clarity and inspiration. It was a scene that not many people will witness. About 40 middle school students participating in … Continue reading

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Planning Our Next Step!

Just six months ago we were at Camp Berea going through our Basic Training Retreat. Here we are back from Camp Berea where we held our Advance Training Retreat now with only four months left of service. These last four … Continue reading

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ATR (Advanced Training Retreat): A three-day long retreat where Corps members are taken up to Camp Berea to rest, recover and be reinvigorated for service. Being removed from service for a couple of days was great time to gain some … Continue reading

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Building a Boat

So much of what inspired me from ATR (Advanced Training Retreat) was returning to a place of learning. During this retreat I read a letter I wrote to myself at the beginning of my service. In it was a quote from … Continue reading

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