Highs and Lows

It’s hard to believe that 2 weeks of Orientation have now passed and I am staring down the barrel of week 3 already!  This past week has just flown!  And again has been a mixture of so many experiences/impacts/emotions.  For this week I thought I would share with you some of the Highs and Lows of the week: HIGHS Relationship Building in Welverdiend: On Monday we spent the day in a community called Welverdiend (where we will spend 3 nights sleeping out in at the end of this week for our community stay – more on this later).  It was

Wrestling with the injustice

Here we are at the end of the first week of orientation already, having been in Africa now for just over a week.  I find myself torn with this blog – between providing enough information about what I have been doing day to day so you know more about what my life now looks like; and between sharing some of the deeper thoughts and more internal struggles that I have been wrestling with.  So I will attempt here to give you an insight into both. Our days have been jammed packed for orientation.  Most mornings start with an 8am meeting