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  • Life Musings

    A Good Year

    Girls are giggling and dancing in a circle, linking their arms and kicking their feet. They’re second graders and they’re girl scouts. It’s a Sunday morning and I’m at work, but it…

  • Faith, Life Musings

    Love Circles

    I have a secret. One I’m really excited and nervous about. A handful of people already know, but I think I’m ready to share it with you, too. So…here it is. Two weeks…

  • Faith, Life Musings

    The Winds of Change

    It’s a New Year again. I don’t know about you, but for me, 2016 began with a BANG. A loud bang, a clear bang, a startling and relieving bang. If November and December…

  • Africa, Europe, Life Musings

    Resolution

    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 I traveled to…

  • 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…

  • Faith

    The light we cannot see

    “The light is unstable, the wind blows it out, the lightning ignites it, it is never simply there, shining like the sun, but it is worth fighting for.” -Paulo Coelho “Do I…