It was one of the first things we heard as my fellow volunteers and I were battling through PST— “lower your expectations.” This piece of advice was shared to us not in order to demotivate us or kill our positive outlook on our eventual service. But instead, to warn us and give us a legitimate guidance that in the long run, would eventually keep us happier when we got into tough moments… Read More
The end of the Peruvian school year is about this time. Teachers are wrapping up there coursework, preparing documents, and organizing for the next year. Students are coming to school later and later, not wearing their uniforms and getting excited for their vacation. Teachers and students get about 2 months of free time. During that time, some will work but most will play. The end of the school year is also accompanied… Read More
The earth jumps alive with every step. The wind reminds us of our breath. The sun lights the way. With music…in perpetual sway.