Las Matas de Farfan will forever hold a place in my heart. Helping the people in this town is truly my passion.
In March of 2016, I was sitting in theology class and got a text from my dad that said, “Mark was in an accident. No details on the severity yet.” Let me add some context to this. If we are friends in real life, you have either heard me talk about Mark, whether it be […]
Okay, Colorado has stolen my heart.
It is no secret that across many cultures women are subordinate to men and are often expected to take the lowly role of the housewife. According to Dr. Vandana Shiva, it is the knowledge and background work of indigenous women that is responsible for the preservation of biodiversity in a patriarchal world that destroys biodiversity. She […]
Hogar Infantil la Milagrosa, located in Las Matas de Farfan, DR, is the guardaria where our mission is focused.
I hope everybody had a Christmas as merry as mine. I threw an Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree and woke up to everything that I could possibly want under my Christmas tree (Apple Cider Vinegar, new leggings, and a solar powered portable phone charger). Christmas is a Christian celebration that has been highly secularized. The holiday […]
The following post is based on a movement by Arne Naess that describes the difference between shallow and deep ecological movements. Please read the original piece written by Naess here. What is Shallow vs. Deep Ecology? Arne Naess, a Norwegian professor, draws a definite line between two areas that he calls Shallow Ecology and Deep Ecology. […]
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Analyzing “Reverence for Life” by Albert Schweitzer This post relays objective and subjective knowledge of an essay by Albert Schweitzer on his theory of “reverence for life.” To buy his book, Reverence for Life, click here. You can also get his book Out of My Life and Thought on Amazon. Albert Schweitzer, a German philosopher, developed a […]
The past few days have been pretty crazy as everybody in my area (South Florida) has been monitoring the path of and preparing for Hurricane Irma. This storm has some of the fastest recorded wind speeds ever and has the potential to do some damage. As we have been clearing the shelves of the grocery […]