August 27, 2013- Summer still sizzles here in New Orleans, but there's a breeze coming in off Lake Pontchartrain making the air less stifling. School is back in session and families gather over cereal bowls in the morning before rushing off to work and school. "Busy" doesn't seem to justify how hectic life is again.
Camp is home to roughly 250 eager volunteers this week—the youngest of whom is a seven year old boy! Even at 6:00 am this morning, coffee was brewing and volunteers moved about the sanctuary preparing for the day. Breakfast is crazy as always with pb&j’s being made and work assignments are being doled out to leaders while bowls of oatmeal were dusted with brown sugar and cinnamon.
Taylor, along with the other high school students in Camp this week have given me the energy I need—the boost, the faith that we are all here for a reason. It may be to learn about ourselves, to help others, or to get a little boost of energy from all those surrounding us.