GuyaNEWS: The February Guyanese Newsletter

GuyaNEWS: The February Guyanese Newsletter I’ve been slowly compiling things to write about for this newsletter over the course of the month. Finally, after much anticipation, my roommates and I were able to venture off to Kaiteur, the largest single drop waterfall in the world, which sits cozily in the interior of Guyana. We, asContinue reading “GuyaNEWS: The February Guyanese Newsletter”

“It’s Part of the Culture”

Disclaimer: I think the following post is essentially all complaining. It’s me trying to process working in another culture. Proceed with caution. “If you have any questions just ask, otherwise nobody will say anything. That’s just part of the culture.” If I had a nickel for every time I heard, “that’s just part of theContinue reading ““It’s Part of the Culture””

Hospitality (Part 1)

Reflection Notes on Hospitality from Fall Retreat- “Hospitality, therefore, means primarily the creation of a free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy.” -Henry Nouwen When I think of hospitality, I think of arms. Arms that are wide open, waiting and accepting of the recipient. “Free space” forContinue reading “Hospitality (Part 1)”