Things are Blurry Now

I have always wanted to study the art of pottery making; so when we visited a potter’s house in Addis Ababa last week, my heart beat for joy. Actually, my hubby and I have visited this place three times over the years, and each trip is just as wonderful as the first. I watched in…

Mortar and Pestle

I have been looking all over Jerusalem for a mortar and pestle. I found a few but didn’t want lava stone or ceramic. I like this marble edition now setting on my kitchen counter top, just ready for use. The other day I was grinding down some garlic cloves to make paste to add to…

Jerusalem Market

After ten days in Ethiopia, we eagerly returned to our home in Jerusalem. The first task at hand was filling our empty fridge and cupboards, so we made a fun trek to the Jerusalem open-city market. I love this place on any day; but the week of Sukkot, the feeling in the air rings with…

Light Bulb in a Moscow Graveyard

Life is full of revelations, and some of them I have chronicled here in my blog over the last two years… it seems many of them come to me late in life… The first time Wayne and I visited Moscow and walked through the graveyard of their Russian leaders I had a moment of illumination……

A Confession…

This photo was taken at the English Teapot Cafe in Agios Georgious village in the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus. I love the way it turned out–not so much for its photographic composition or execution, rather for its meaning and memory.

Meandering Pathway

I wonder who lives at house number nine in the Cypriot village of Omidos. They have a lovely orange tree growing in their front yard just on the other side of this white brick fence. When my husband and I passed their little home just off the village square I had so many thoughts about…

Love that Lasts Forever…

The LORD appeared to him from afar, saying, “I have loved you with an everlasting love; Therefore I have drawn you with lovingkindness (Jeremiah 31:13). God’s lovingkindness is all around me, and I see Him pulling me in tighter and tighter==closer to Him and closer to understanding and enjoying intimacy with Him. Here are a…