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Volume 5 (Browse contents)
Taking Care: The Quest for an Ethical and Mutual Approach to Service
Can service be unethical? The Krista Foundation's Executive Director Valerie Norwood explores the impact of service on both the individual volunteer and the host community, challenging the reader to help build a culture of care in service volunteerism.
Staying for Tea
A veteran community developer reflects on his tenure as a volunteer in Bañado de la Cruz, and shares the five principles of successful service that guide his subsequent work.
A young volunteer experiences a life-changing moment of community in the most unexpected of places.
Story Thatching: Living Grace
Social worker Hector Herrera encounters moments of grace in his daily interactions with one of the most vulnerable populations in the U.S.: homeless alcoholics.
Do Not Wait To Make Your Life Count
A university professor reflects on the bridges and barriers to effecting change that he encounters both in his native Maasai tribe in Africa and in suburbs and inner-cities across America.
No Great Things
David James Duncan
Award-winning writer David James Duncan practices the daily act of expressing love through "small" things.
The Voice of Those Who Sing
Father Gregory Boyle
A Jesuit priest in Los Angeles grapples with the unspeakable hope and inexplicable loss that he finds in the lives of gang members to whom he mentors and ministers on a daily basis.