Now that our team has safely returned back to Raleigh, NC, I would like to take this chance to reflect on “our spring break for the record books.” While on this trip our team had Protestant, Sikh, Baha’i, Muslim, Catholic, Hindu, and Jewish “encounters” in which we visited and spoke with identifying members of each.
According to the norms of human lives, a day start with the morning mode and thus starts our Wednesday. The morning feeling was very familiar. As usual, members of the group would rush to the basement to prepare a light breakfast, each for him/herself. As usual, most members are in the quite mode until going
The bright morning sunshine currently illuminating the faded floor rugs of the Chamounix Mansion is a direct contradiction to this title, but yesterday morning was quite a different story. All day, the sky kept up a disconsolate drizzle, painting everything the same damp gray. Still, moods were high. Bassil asks, “Did I snore at all?”
Only a few more hours await us before our team embarks on the journey of interfaith relationships and service. Only a few more hours until we immerse ourselves in the diverse community of Philadelphia. Only a few hours until we expand our horizons and broaden our perspectives. Only a few more hours before we address