In October of 2021, Mom and I finally moved to Hope House Montgomery at 430 Polk St with the help of many Hunter Hills church members. We were able to join the interns, Kila and Kiara, who had been in the HHM Intern cottage since August. They were happy to have us there finally.
Over weekly dinners, we began planning and brainstorming about the next steps. One of the aspects of living in a community that I think is important is cooking and spending time together. I have to admit it takes intentionality. As a human immersed in American culture, I am very independent and can always find a reason to be on my own or find a reason to allow others to be on their own. I have realized this mindset often instills arrogance and isolation that is not helpful to our community, world, or resp