silent words of worship

silent words of worship

I have been singing worship songs to Jesus in languages that I don't speak for close to half of my life. Today, I am cozied into the back of a packed-out women's conference in Hungary. We are singing a tune that I know, but I cannot voice the words to this particular ditty in today's language [...]

balkan beautiful

balkan beautiful

It is a journey that many of you will never take. The bone crushing hours, the erratic driving, the diversity of languages and cultures become a challenge for the average tourist. All of this adventure meshes together in a wonderful array that is the Balkan Peninsula. On 10 November, 2014, we set out for a [...]

third space

It is a little odd, really, like God forgets the storyline

fish stories

Fish stories ... he wove them deep down into the centers of our bellies and tugged

balkan beauty

Amidst the goodnight chatter of JJ and Emma preparing for bed, the teeth brushing and the hugs, and the last minutes of coloring a picture crayon red, I post a photo of Sara and I smiling in the Zagreb sunshine.  Jay writes 'Balkan beauties' in the tag line and my heart swells likes the bread [...]

never enough

never enough

And there is something good and right about being honest, I think.