Universal Employee Handbook

“What are you passionate about?” is a popular interview question. As I prepared for an upcoming interview, I contemplated my answer. I thought, “my faith and cooking.” Since I was interviewing for a secular institution, I pushed myself to have an answer ready to any follow-up questions that may come, like, “what does your faith…

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Trust-building with God

There are two popular types of trust-building exercises often used for team-building activities: the trust lean and the trust fall. The trust lean involves two people, a faller and a catcher. Additionally, there are rules that govern the success of the fall to ensure that the faller does not get hurt. The faller must stand…

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Show me your friends…

  “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” – Matthew 5:16. Who are the “men” being referred to in this passage? After years of knowing, reading, and repeating this passage, I only realized the answer a few weeks ago. I…

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“All a we is one”

Fusion is a sentiment that rings true in Caribbean culture and nowhere is it more evident than in the foods of the islands. As Danita Bacchus of Barbados simply put it, Caribbean food feels, “like home.” Home being determined not just by geographic location, but also by the many cultural influences that have impacted Caribbean…

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