COAST CITY COLLECTIVE

Conquering Giants.

Giant. Monster. Titan. Colossus. Super-being. Call it what you will, but even if we can’t define it, we all know what it feels like. That feeling of distrust when something good comes your way. That feeling of insecurity. That feeling of self-doubt in yourself and...

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Discover Easter

Awake at Sunrise with a warm cup of coffee to greet you this bright and glorious morning. The most pristine dresses and the finest button down shirts ironed and laid out waiting to be worn. All the eggs are dyed or filled, ready to be hidden. Decorative baskets packed...

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Samuda’s reality . . . . .

Thursday, January 16th, 2018 We walked down a fairly steep dirt road covered in rocks and small pieces of trash flanked by walls of canvas shouting to me that we had arrived at our final destination, the purpose for my visit, a Syrian refugee camp.  The small one...

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REALITY and Jesus

Sliding into the van after a good nights sleep I was quickly brought back to the reality of our situation as soon as the drive stepped on the gas and the van went screaming down the first hill honking and gesturing to each car as if they were objects in a video game. ...

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Discovery – Day 1

Do you ever remember a moment in your life when you felt like you were in a scene from a movie?  It's happened to me many times, with that being said, I feel like I haven't left the movie since I climbed out of bed this am.  It's the absolute picture of a concrete...

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The Arrival and the Journey.

I often hear, "it's about the beauty in the journey, not simply the destination".  This proved true as I board the second leg in my flight to Beirut, reaching from Germany to Lebanon.  I noticed as I boarded the plane, things began to look, smell and feel much...

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LAX to Beirut

The extravagance of LA to the unknown of Beirut causes my heart to wonder so many things . . . . . .  How are we all so different?  Our Cities, our homes, our Airports etc.  Love the fact that God made us different on purpose in so many beautiful ways.  As I sit here...

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To Beirut . . . .

I've had the question asked many times, "Why are you going to Beirut?"  It's a great question, but the answer is actually really tough to hear.  The U.N. has informed the world that we are facing the greatest humanitarian crisis since the world began.  Never before...

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4 Tips: how to survive the minute mingle

Let's be honest, some of us stress a bit when you hear, "now take a minute to greet your neighbor." So here are some tips to help you totally thrive during the minute mingle! 1. Make conversation • the silence after the initial “hi” can be totally awkward… we know! So...

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