The Hidden Side of Volunteering

Written by weekly house duty volunteer, Joan Meyer I began volunteering at Lydia’s House through the Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC).  How wonderful, I thought!  A chance to give back in thanks for all the blessings I have received.  Well, like so many times when reality does not exactly align with our expectations, this has turned out to be yet another blessing for me!  I am the one who has so greatly benefitted from this experience. Lydia’s House was the best option for my volunteer work through the IVC because I work full-time and Lydia’s House, unlike the other places, had