I met someone last night who works at a coffee shop in an area heavily populated by those who are homeless, suffering with mental illness, drug addiction and other issues. The coffee shop essentially acts as a service to the people in the area, and the person I met said she thinks everyone, no matter … Continue reading Coffee Is A Human Right
I've traveled nearly every state in the USA, walked thousands of miles pilgrim-style along the west coast and met so many incredible people over the past 9 years. Now I'm preparing to move overseas to one of the poorest countries on earth to live and work locally in the region to discover and meet needs. … Continue reading The Next Big Step for the Next Big Adventure
Many years ago I remember asking my father if there was ever a point in his life where he discovered his mission in life- his purpose for what he was here on planet earth to do. I’ve often been told I am an idealist with grand impossible goals for what I want to do and … Continue reading Finding The Sense of Mission in Your Life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=71&v=MnTgx11eQ74 Forbes 30under30 Entrepreneur, Hamza Farrukh, and his team at Bondh E Shams (The Solar Water Project) have developed a cost-effective and transportable solution for the global water crisis. Their innovation, the OASIS BOX (Off-Grid Aqua Solar Integration System) provides 25 years of safe water to 2,000 people in just $10,000. Each liter of water … Continue reading Solving The Global Water Crisis in 7 Minutes
I’ve been contemplating recently about how every day there are so many opportunities to show others love, compassion and encouragement and I wonder how many of those opportunities we miss because we’re more focused on what we’re doing than what others around us may need. I was on the bus yesterday on the way to … Continue reading Opportunities for connection are all around
I’ve always known it to be there, somewhere rolling around my skull but not originating there. Like feeling a wind blowing in one moment from the south, then the north, then the west, then the east; until realizing the wind came not from any particular point but was swirling all around as in a chaotic … Continue reading Love will be our fuel through all storms
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dj2xZZMF_mU Dear Friends, I am in the process of moving with my soon-to-be-wife to one of the poorest countries in the world where I am committing at least the next five years to build long-term relationships with people locally, working to create and develop projects that will meet needs and transform lives for the better. … Continue reading 6 days to go!