ELECTED Silence, sing to me And beat upon my whorlèd ear, Pipe me to pastures still and be The music that I care to hear. Shape nothing, lips; be lovely-dumb: It is the shut, the curfew sent From there where all surrenders come Which only makes you eloquent.                                       … More


Freedom is not a constant as some believe nor a present reality for many communities and countries. While freedom is enjoyed by some, freedom is a distant hope for others. We live in a world where devastating social forms of bondage are rampant – modern day slavery, abductions, occupations, terrorism, and wars. While we strive … More Freedom

World Refugee Day

Today is World Refugee Day.  For refugees a “day” of being lost in between the life that was and the life hoped for.   All identities merged into one – a refugee. One day without warning — a baby buried in the rubble, a daughter forced into slavery, a son lost at sea, a mother separated … More World Refugee Day

It’s Camp Time!!!

Pouring love and teachings into our children and youth in this fast paced and fast changing world requires intentional effort, time and willingness. At Amani, we are mindful of this every day, but we also pause a few times a year to focus on our children and youth and invest in them through our Amani … More It’s Camp Time!!!