Haiti, a Just Journey: 1 Day and Counting

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First U Voyager 1

Tomorrow night I leave on the “red-eye” to JFK airport.   I will arrive in Port-Au-Prince at 10 am on Saturday. Because of limited amount of electricity at MPP, I am not sure if I will be able to send any notes next week—although I will be writing them in my journal. When I return I will update the blog, plus pictures and video.

Our leaders sent us a series of emails this morning. “First, some exciting news! We will be visiting another UUSC partner, APROSIFA, on Sunday May 11 before we leave Port-au-Prince! We’ll have the opportunity to tour their facility, including their medical clinic and art studio for youth, where we’ll have the chance to purchase paintings and sculptures (some about $100, some for under). Then we’ll have brunch at their restaurant, a project called Chefs for Kids, before heading to MPP!”

She also mentioned a series of videos the UUSC recently produced on tire garden construction.

On another topic I wanted to mention that I have continued my daily spiritual practice.   Jeannie Shero, my 1st U minister has given me some daily reflections.   The list includes some familiar names- Mary Sarton, Howard Thurman, Thomas Merton to name a few.

Thanks to all for your support.

One Response to "Haiti, a Just Journey: 1 Day and Counting"

  1. Erica Stetson Posted on May 13, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    Hi Dan,
    I hope you got there safely and everything is going well.
    I can’t wait to hear more! I want to hear about the kids’ art studio. I remember reading about that when doing GAYT.

    We will miss you at our UUSC meeting tomorrow. I guess you have an OK excuse.

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