Village Life

It’s been several weeks now since we brought Baby J home from the hospital. Life has taken on a rhythm of sorts. We have grown accustomed to disrupted sleep. We have new routines and priorities. It’s incredible how such a small person can impact a household in such a big way. But we were not…

All Washed Up

When we pulled into the truck wash, a group of tattooed, bandana toting, life-lived-hard men descended on our truck and travel trailer. Brushes in hand, they worked vigorously, scrubbing every inch of its surface. Water sprayed, soapy bubbles cleaned, and the mud ran off. They made quick work of the dirty job. It’s good to…

Mission: Love Thy Neighbor

Recently I received an article from a friend. It contained some pictures of place I had been when on a trip to Syria some years ago. The images were before and after shots showing the devastation that had taken place during the conflict there. My heart broke for the people who had lived their lives in…