New Perspectives

My Pulaar Alter Ego

As observed by PC Senegal volunteers, each language group, especially the Wolofs, have different distinguishing personality traits. It is said that the Wolof language wounds like goats, which is pretty true compared to the sing-song canter of Pulaar or Mande languages. And anywhere Wolofs are in a majority (most of the middle of the country) … Continue reading

New Perspectives

The New Normal

God’s greatest blessing in my life, a realization conveniently coordinating with the anniversary of being in Senegal for five months, is the feeling of normal. My good friend and mentor Melinda once shared the insight that we are constantly recreating what is “normal” for us. If every six months or so you decide what your … Continue reading