Posts filed under: Global Trauma

Surviving Out Loud

Dr. Heather Evans joined Dr. Veirdre Jackson on the Living Strong radio show. They “explored the idea of surviving out loud and what it looks like to live beyond a hardship loudly enough to be heard. Dr. Heather Evans shared... Read More

Supporting Refugees: A Three-Part Model to Restore Hope, Dignity and Purpose

To understand the reality of the life, loss and conditions of a refugee is often unrecognized or not properly understood. This post will share one example of an organization’s efforts to support refugees in the country of Rwanda. The project... Read More

Lessons Learned in Quarantine during a Global Pandemic

Quarantine. When it seems all has been stripped away, what remains? Comfort traded for uncertainty. Ease becomes disruption. Anticipation leads to loss. Shared spaces become divided souls. Joyful moments to forced boundaries. Sense of time is disordered (how do weeks... Read More

Gracious Hospitality: Welcoming My New Neighbor Webinar

Dr. Heather Evans joined Rev. Valerie Andrews, Dr. Krayer and Katherine Obenschain on a live-stream webinar to discuss how we can best greet and care for refugees coming to the States. Together they layout the history, culture, and current context... Read More