Gen Z In Their Own Words

Episode 01 – Gen Z In Their Own Words – Part 1 We hear a lot about Gen Z, but what do they have to say for themselves? In this podcast, we will hear students from Gen Z as they discuss some of their stresses as well as how they are coping with everything. They…

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00 Hope Givers Podcast – Intro

Desmond Tutu once said, “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness.” This is an introductory episode explaining the Be2Live Hope Givers Podcast. We will be having conversations with people about hard situations and difficult issues and where they find hope.  

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Being Aware of the Anxiety in Our Students

“I can finally breathe” “I love not having my cell phone this week.” “It is so great to talk to people face to face instead of through a screen.” “I feel less stress and not anxious about responding to every message.” When students realize how much they are attached to their cell phones and the…

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A Big Dream, A Big Risk, and 10 Years Later

Eleven years ago we began to dream about what could be. We began to ask “what if” questions.  -“What if we were to facilitate service trips to Mexico as our full-time job?”  -“What if we made a safe place for students to feel loved and accepted for who they are?”  -“What would happen if students…

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August 1 – Last Day

Hey Everyone, Today was a good day of work and service. We were able to finish mudding the Open Arms house before lunch which is a huge accomplishment. There are just a few things left to do before the family can move in! Thank you to everyone who worked on this project. We continued pouring…

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July 30

Today was a great day. The students this week have worked really hard with great attitudes. It had been a joy. Today we divided into three work teams and continued working at Vicky’s school, Casa De Luz and the Open Arms house. After lunch we had a great afternoon on the beach. Most everyone jumped…

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July 30

Once again we broke into four teams to the worksites we have been on this week. Though many of the students changed sights, a lot of the work remained the same.   Vicky’s School – We finished the foundation of the front wall, began digging on another foundation of the wall, cleared the land of…

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July 29th

Today was a great and full day here in Mexico. After a great breakfast we headed to our 4 worksites. Vicky’s school – about 26 of us headed out to some property along the coast to begin pour concrete for a walk that will be the future home of a school for children with slight…

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