The Image of a Foreigner

Sanctuary staff delivered training in the Philippines What is a foreigner? Is there a single definition? Perhaps not. Today, I’d like to challenge you to consider this concept before you travel. There are many reasons for this, but I would like to break some of...

A Morning’s Discussion on Boko Haram

This morning, a brief discussion was had with a neighbor who is Nigerian. For one reason or another, the discussion went to politics and the impact of religion on politics in Niger. This man has a PhD and apparently studies the effects of politics at some level or...

Digest 2 – Remove Your Mask

First of all be you! Every training I go to or ever went to; I try very hard to be me, to take off any masks, and put ego aside. Be good at what I’m good at, know what I’m not good at and accept that there is always room for improvement on both. As a former Special...

Digest 1: African Contingencies

Year: 2012 Region: Africa True story: True There were three of us headed to Africa for work. Part of the job was to serve as a resource courier. With that, we had to get courier documentation that was to be hand carried along our path of travel to ensure the resources...

Sanctuary Digest

Hello all and thanks for reading! Sanctuary has decided to start a blog… well more of a digest, that is filled with interesting stories from our life and the life of those that we have encountered along the way. Currently, the plan is for us to publish a weekly...