I woke up this morning with Aleppo on my mind. The question skittering through the sleepy recesses of my brain was, 'When the bombs drop and the last hospital has been destroyed, where do you turn when someone you love, or a complete stranger, or your grumpy neighbor lays bleeding?' You see, I'm struggling this season. I [...]
Live this way and you die fighting. Doubt that truth? One word .. Judas.
September 2015 - When the rains came down. You do not forget rain like that - 90 minutes of water coming hard. The main thought on my mind was 'How did these families make it through the night?’ At that point in the global migration, we naively believed that the tide of refugees from the Middle [...]
https://www.flickr.com/photos/121448272@N02/shares/9CFR5N Just as the Starbucks fiasco about those blasted red mugs began to cool, Paris exploded. The Middle Eastern Refugee Crisis came barreling back. This post began as a satirical piece about the red mugs and the refugee crisis and radical Jesus, but with the division in our world right now, I did some editing. The last thing [...]
Paradox: I am a tourist in a city where I live. Today with camera attached to my arm, I have chosen to drink coffee on Vaci Utca with other tourists. Snapping photos, gazing at the 18th century architectural wonders, dodging baby carriages, and sniffing forbidden Hungarian spiced wine, I am blending. The city with its [...]