love is a VERB…

What I’ve been realizing lately is that love is a VERB. Love is more than a feeling, it is an action—it is going beyond yourself to do something for others. It is sacrificial. It requires something of you…

Love is playing with kids in the poorest communities of Jakarta…

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Love is serving as part of the medical team in the slums of Jakarta…

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Love is working on a nutrition program for kids who live in a trash dump community…

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Love is volunteering every week to play futsal with street kids…

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Love can even be taking the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness of ALS….

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Love isn’t just something that involves feelings and roses—because love is doing something beyond yourself. As I reflect on the people I work with here in Jakarta, I am constantly amazed at how they really do treat love as a verb. I am honored to be serving with them side by side.

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