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  • Africa, Europe, Life Musings


          I’m sitting in a church pew in Germany, listening to a children’s choir sing German Christmas carols. To my right is a friend I met the very first time…

  • Europe, Life Musings

    Home is wherever I’m with you

    “Where are you from?” “Where is home?” I am asked the same questions over and over again by volunteers who are greeting refugees from places like Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq who have just arrived…

  • Europe, Faith

    Happiness is…La rentrée

    Happiness is sitting in the laverie on a cold chair next to an old man, and his knowing smile as I try to figure out how to work the coin operated machine.…

  • Europe, Guest Post Travel

    Picture Perfect Zante

    I’m happy to share this guest post from Catherine Lavinia, who describes a holiday experience on the stunning Greek island of Zante. After reading this post, I’m sure you’ll want to add…