I read an article once with the title “Grieving Someone Alive.” I didn’t find the contents of that article particularly interesting or helpful, but the concept stuck with me. No one really talks about grieving people who are still alive. But it’s a real experience that just about everyone goes through, especially victims of divorce. […]
Every now and again, some media outlet creates an article or video that goes, “Listen up! We have new insight into life that will change your world!” But thing is, these secular bits of wisdom, revelations, or perspective-changing truths are never anything new. All truth is age-old truth. As King Solomon said, “There’s nothing new under the sun.” […]
After a year living and traveling through destitute areas of the world, I was deeply impacted by scenes of poverty. But most of all, I was touched by the smiles of those we met.
It was a typical Tuesday. I had arrived at a neighbor’s house, as I did most Tuesdays, to spend the day with my two best pals, Everett and Wesley. Now Wes was still a baby and in diapers. His was the first diaper I ever learned to change. During that momentous first experience, Wesley thought […]
My mom and I wanted to remember all the Christians we had bumped into and fellowshipped with in our last 13 months of travel.
There once was a girl named Stacey. Stacey had long blonde hair, pale skin and light grey eyes. Her features contrasted starkly with the those of her three dark, freckled siblings. It was summer and it was time to play. Every afternoon, all the children of Stacey’s household went out to play in the yard- at […]
Just some musings during a bus ride about the effect of megacorps, Nestle and Coca-Cola in particular, ruining the cultural aspect of experiences abroad.
Several female travel bloggers and I teamed up to share our stories about how we each travel while dealing with some kind of health condition, disease, or handicap. Our collaboration post was published on Wearetheearth.nl. You can click here to read about how our handicaps haven’t deterred us from seeing the world! We got a […]
Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year. – Unknown
Kampot, Cambodia Pheakdey greeted us with a smile and a big hello as we approached her restaurant, Sister’s II. Before her door sat a squeaky clean display case with fresh baked goods inside. Few were those who made it past this bounty of brownies and cakes without a pull of great temptation. It was a […]