“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” ― C.G. Jung The program at New Life follows a 12-week cycle, with each week centering on a […]
‘Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor the body’ Seneca Having just returned to New Life for the fifth time in four years I was reminded of some of my earlier journeys, from the relatively smooth […]
After a week of discussing boundaries, we move on to a weekly theme of “communication”. How fitting – after examining what our boundaries are and where they lay, to learn how to communicate them with […]
Once a week we get together as a community to have a Community Workshop. While the daily workshops are available only to residents, these are open to the whole community. Guests, volunteers, and residents all […]
We’ve made a significant change to our program at New Life recently. The resident program now runs in a 12-week cycle where we explore a different theme each week through the daily workshops, groups, sessions, […]
Last Sunday, a dozen residents and volunteers visited Agape Children’s Home. Some children are orphans, some have HIV/AIDS, some have been abandoned or abused, and others have parents to prison. Something they all share, however, is the care and love they receive at Agape. The home has a warm, safe atmosphere with lots of colour, a vegetable garden and pets.
The reason why I’m still here is that I already learned so much and I’m still learning every day. General knowledge and big life lessons, which I think can be useful to realize the things I want to do in my further life as well as getting to know myself better in ways that I never expected it to. I can say that my stay here has been one big revelation.
In this video Julien Gryp, the director of the Foundation, opens up about why he loves New Life so much, what difficulties the community encounters on a regular basis and what a normal day in his life looks like nowadays.