Edgies’ Reflections – Hannah Sulak

Another purpose of Edge isn’t to create a “mountain top experience,” meaning it isn’t a few week experience that penetrates your life for a time, but ultimately dwindles in its lasting effects. Of course, certain things will fade, but hopefully there are morsels of change that remain. Edgie Hannah Sulak shares her lasting impressions. Hannah, […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Hannah Martinez

Edge is about cultural experience. At first visiting a foreign country can cause us to focus on the differences in a negative way by comparing them to what we are used to and consider normal. The beauty of living for an extended period of time elsewhere, is that we begin to appreciate the differences and […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Caroline Gladstone

Edge is about art and culture as seen, experienced and used by Edge. It has become a big part of the Edge Project as art nights at our hub, El Diseno are often a highlight of the whole experience. Caroline Gladstone describes how she has seen art used for outreach, connecting with others, and in […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Friendships

Edge is about so much!  As Edge digs deep and so many are suddenly thrown out of their comfort zones and can feel untethered. Friendships, within the the group and without are treasures that so many not only take back with them, but rely upon to sustain them through Edge. One Edge participant takes at the […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Kristin Walti

Edge Project is not just an outward facing program, meaning it’s all about outreach; Edge is designed to take the individual through a deeply moving inner journey as well. The beauty of Edge is it’s lack of definition. What I mean is that the Edge experience is defined by each Edgies, individually, very intimately. Kristin […]

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Reflections From the Edge – Lessons and Insights

As Edgies come home and begin to process their time abroad, we checked in with them to hear about their experiences in their own word. Q: If you consider all you have learned at Edge during your daily cross-cultural experiences, art and cultural outreaches, studies in LoveWorks, stories from leaders and/or Spaniards, etc. Describe one […]

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Reflections From the Edge

As difficult as it is to live and move in a foreign country, speak a foreign language and figure out the lifestyle, sometimes re-entry into the place you call home, is even harder. One Edge participant shares her heart and the struggle of returning home. It seems like forever ago that I was galavanting through Altean […]

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Edge Comes to an End

It’s hard to believe that Edge 2017 is already over. Here re some highlights from our last week in Altea, Spain   Every time I look at this Church on a Hill, my heart skips a beat…and I am in awe at the Masterpiece of Gods Love !♡♡ #alteaholdsmyheart             […]

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Another Week on the Edge

A look at this last week on the Edge     Sean and Colleen arrive in Altea and we surprise Alfonso with a vine moment on the little terrace at el Diseno.         Edgies debrief and give work of affirmation for each other on their last day     Walking on these […]

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Edge 1st Art Night and Community Meal

  Arte Night is full of song from Godspell…. A few students who are studying performing arts break out in song at our first Altea Art Night! Noche de Arte at el Diseño are always organic and magical Our community meals establish out weekly rhythm of life together; individual hands produce a complimenting meal, just […]

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This is Living!

“Visca el pa, visca el vi, visca la mare que ens ha parit!” “Long live the bread, long live the wine, long live the mother who gave me life!” Altean men danced the streets, carrying a giant tree–and with it, years of (largely unremembered) tradition made new with jugs of sweet sangria, lively chants, drumbeats, […]

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Edge 2017 Musings

Edgies 2017 host their first Art Workshop at AlteaArte. A Flower Workshop with Megan leading us…. So fun!! My feet have walked many kilometers, over many rocks, streets, stones, dirt paths, water ways, boats, airplanes, mountain tops, floated on many rivers, tip toed “on the edge”, stretched beyond many yoga mats, and danced to many […]

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Edge 2017 Begins!

There is that moment when the new Edgies step off the plane, turn the key on the apartment door and unpack their bags, when the whole year of preparation meets the present. It is a marvelous moment that is full of expectation and hope. Join us as we follow their journey through Summer 2017.   […]

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Final Words of Encouragement for Edgies

As Edge 2017 begins, here are some final words of encouragement: You will soon experience being a part of our Edge community. This week before leaving for Spain, find an opportunity to gather with others who might be a part of “sending” you out.  Perhaps you might: Ask some friends, family, and supporters to meet […]

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Glimpses From Altea

This week, Edge founder, Arianna Caliguiri headed out to Altea, Spain to prepare for EDGE 2017. She has posted little glimpses of the town as her heart prepares for the summer journey ahead.   Leaving on a jet plane from LAX to Madrid, to Alicante. Every year at this time I get the privilege to […]

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