Archive for March 1st, 2012

Francene Short and Pierre Sanders walk together to raise awareness about homelessness in D.C. Photo by Bethany Keener
March 1, 2012

Holding Francene’s Hand

The other night I was lying in my bed thinking about all the things that Francene needed to get done. Things ….

January 1, 2012

In Sickness and In Health

by Beth Quill Taped to Gene Sampson’s apartment door at the Ontario house is a homemade sign colored with markers that ….

January 1, 2012

Local Talent Raises Global Awareness, Funds

by Beth Quill Pink flames and red sequins bedazzled this 2011’s L’Arche Solidarity Night at The Falls Church in Virginia. More ….

January 1, 2012

What Love Can Cure

by Mary Ann Carmody I once was preparing for a “mapping,” which is an annual meeting to review a core member’s ….

January 1, 2012

The Realities of Getting things Done

by Elizabeth Wolleben As assistants, we are legally bound to our housemates with disabilities to “get things done.”  We do things ….

January 1, 2012

Chief Operating Officer/General Counsel to Oversee L’Arche Operations, Advocacy

By Bethany Keener People are drawn to the deep spirituality found in L’Arche-the sense of belonging and peace that holds the ….

January 1, 2012

Eugene Sampson, gentleman and Elvis aficionado

With Elvis Presley crooning, “… don’t you step on my blue suede shoes,” birds Molly and Holly squawking on their perches, ….

January 1, 2012

Experiencing the Equalizing Love of God

by Emily Conron I never expected to gain profound insight from helping someone shower. Then again, most of the moments of ….