I returned home recently from a rich and full time in Kenya, witnessing God’s abundant beauty. I was honored to co-facilitate a First Aid Arts Responder and Facilitator training in Nairobi with my good friend, Ruth Yeo Peterman.
While recognizing that the scars of wounding could not be totally erased, we offered a gesture of repentance through recognition of harm caused, engaging in active repair, we moved through forgiveness from opposite sides of a struggle toward reconciliation together.
“Trees grow in unexpected places and amidst many obstacles. We can be like trees and grow wherever we are planted.”-Tala, Syrian refugee resettling in Seattle