October 11, 2015 | 2 Comments
Go ahead, name your disbelief now: How do you live off only $100 a month… and in New York City to boot? Read More.
September 11, 2015 | 3 Comments
Nearly a month later and I think I’m finally settling in: into my new home, my new job and my new community. Apologies for being MIA from the blogging world and for not posting an update sooner. It’s taken awhile for my house to get wifi because we wanted to make sure it was an intentional decision. Wifi tends to be a distraction and obstacle to creating community. After many conversations, we decided it would cut down on commute time to find wifi spots, allowing us to spend less time worrying about our online bills, researching ideas for community & spirituality nights or finding time to contact home once in awhile.
Living in the concrete jungle is no joke. Thank God for the fact I lived in the city of Seattle for the past four years. It wasn’t until I moved back to the suburbs in Renton, Washington this past summer that I realized I spent a majority of my life surrounded by nature. City living is just a different kind of lifestyle.
City living on an $100 stipend while trying to find time for community, focus on spirituality and fight for social justice is no easy task. So far, community is the most challenging but most rewarding JVC value to live out. It has been a difficult transition for me to go from a community that I considered family for years: Read More.
August 6, 2015 | 4 Comments
July 30, 2015 | 2 Comments
So here’s the other side of how feel about the move (with the use of GIFs to keep this post somewhat light-hearted):
July 12, 2015 | 4 Comments
It does. It still feels like just yesterday when I walked onto my college campus for summer orientation. Read More.