past tense

With my YAV year now over, I can't help but feel how odd it is to already be speaking of it in the past tense. After a day of driving, I suddenly have to switch the wording of all of my experiences this year. I *lived* in Denver, I *lived* in an intentional community with …

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“it’ll be hard but I’m ready”

During my YAV year I've been learning a lot about homelessness, trauma, humanity, living with less, and everything else that comes with doing a year of service. Something that I've also learned more about is drugs and addiction. I have gotten to talk and work with youth who inject drugs at my job, learn more …