In the same way values are just words until demonstrated in action, concepts like mission, theory of change and operating model “come alive” when illustrated in the nitty gritty of real life. Dreams In Action showcases dreamers and those with whom they work to illustrate what it means to turn dreams into deeds in hard places.
"Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see."C.S. Lewis
Dreams in Action
“It’s broken!” A phrase no one likes to hear. Brokenness touches all areas of life – objects, the environment, relationships, bodies, spirits. Each of us is broken one way or another. For some, brokenness strikes suddenly and on many levels. Take Omar. “I can’t feel my legs! What happened? Why can’t I feel my legs?!”
I did a double-take as the fire and twisted metal flashed across our TV screen. Breaking headlines scrolled: “Assassination bombing in Beirut suburbs.” While I finished packing, David text-messaged our friends in Beirut, “We’re still coming tonight; any advice?”
The stunned eyes of a ten-year-old confirmed it – mercy triumphs over judgment. On this last day of the summer camp, fifty kids from every conflicted corner of Lebanon were having the time of their lives together.