Ubuntu

Ubuntu: I am because we are, therefore we are because I am The Circle of Courage is a tool used by many South African Social Workers in assessments. It helps them understand their clients better as well as assist in the creation of Individual Development Plans (IDPs). In the Circle of ...

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All the Learning. All the Feelings.

All the Learning. All the Feelings. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou As our course progresses it amazes me how close a group of strangers can become when they spend almost every waking ...

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All the Learning. All the Feelings.

All the Learning. All the Feelings. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou As our course progresses it amazes me how close a group of strangers can become when they spend almost every waking ...

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Peace and Patience Under the Starlit Skies

Peace and Patience Under the Starlit Skies Camping has always been an enjoyable activity for me. I enjoy being outdoors, away from technology, and focusing on the company of those that I’m with. From day hikes, to cooking together, to heart-to-heart conversations, to simply enjoying the beauty of Mother Nature—there is ...

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The Fine Line Between Cultural Immersion and Being a Tourist

The Fine Line Between Cultural Immersion and Being a Tourist “When you learn, teach. When you get, give.” – Maya Angelou There is a very fine line dividing the experience of cultural immersion and being a foreigner observing in the way that one walks through a museum. This is especially true when you’re ...

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The Value in our Truths

In a little under twenty-four hours I will be on my first flight off this continent. Comfortably, I’ve flown hundreds of times from city-to-city within the United States. This trip, however, will be completely different. Leaving my own truth, everything I know and am comfortable with, to spend two weeks in an unknown place ...

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