February, 2012


[Un]certainties and Fluid Categories

At New Life, the community is divided into two main categories: “residents” and “volunteers”. You could say that one group of people, our residents, come to New Life because they need help, while the other group, our volunteers, are there to give help. But sometimes the boundaries are somewhat more ambiguous.

Steve & Seppo

Comrades in Arms

Let me introduce Steve and Seppo to you. Fellow New Lifer Bob wrote a heartfelt tribute to both of them: “Their insight into life, and awareness of others needs has come from their experiences, and their hearts are firmly in the right place. I salute these two people, and am honoured to know them. (…)”