With triple digit temperatures for weeks, I will remember August 2010 as brutal here in Texas. When the temp finally drops to the mid-90s, it will feel like a cold front. And yes, I am complaining, even in the good ole USA where a/c units are abundant and faithfully spit out ice-cold air to ease … More The Blackened Teeth of Yesterday
Here in the mountains of Cyprus we haven’t had the heat on for almost a week. The days have been sunny and warm–the kind that allure you outside for a long walk. It has been really wonderful. Spring is getting closer, and I am beginning to think about the signs of the season. Of course, … More Flower Boxes
We are in Frankfurt with a 12-hour layover which has allowed us to rent a day-hotel and catch up on a little sleep. This place is nestled in a quaint German suburb of Frankfurt. There are so many things I love about Germany. It is great to be here. Currently the three of us are … More A New Journey Begins
This German sister, from the Evangelical Sisters of Mary located in Darmstadt, Germany, deeply touched my life this year. I met her at the Toward Jerusalem Council II summit meeting in Germany last fall. There were about 100 people there from around the world to pray for reconcilation between the Church and the Jewish people. On the … More To Touch a Life
hand-hewn cobblestones old-world traditions remain today’s foundations
Fountain in Deidesheim, Germany I just read a blog on the growing uneasiness concerning the–not “state of the union”–rather the state of the world. It was written by a woman in New Zealand, who wakes up at night with a sense of emergency. Times are unstable. People are committing suicide because of the loss of their fortunes or … More Security
We had such a great time on our recent trip to Europe… I keep going over the scenes and experiences in my mind. Relationships are just too precious for words.