Will Horter

Arrested, handcuffed, proud

I didn’t want to be standing on the railroad tracks in White Rock on a hot sunny day. I would have much rather been playing with my daughter or going for a hike. But as I stood with 12 colleagues on...

Hope and Vision

It was 10 am on Sunday and I was surrounded by dozens of elderly, mostly Chinese, folks shoving various forms of ID at me and asking questions in languages I didn’t understand. I was scrutinizing...

Hope Travels

My daughter Asha Hope continues to slowly pack the ounces on. Today on day 60 Asha creeps toward the 4 pound mark. It is hard to believe she has gained almost two and a half lbs since her precipitous...

Hope Doubles

They say everyone gains weight over the holiday season. It's true. It must be the shortened days as even when you stick to a simple diet, as our daughter Asha has, avoiding chocolate, sugar...

Joy and Waiting

Before Asha was born Claudia experimented with tarot-like Medicine cards; First, with her friend Indrus, and then on her own. When cards were drawn randomly from the deck while thinking about Claudia...

Singing for Hope

How do you talk to a premature baby who’s eyes aren’t even open? Frankly the thought had never crossed my mind until I began talking to Asha Hope, my daughter born 15 weeks early. Should I talk baby...