In Defense of Complexity

Part 1: To Censor or to Persuade
I’ve been thinking a lot about sides lately. Israel vs Palestine. Muslim vs Christian. Republican vs Democrat. There are a lot of walls, literal and figurative… and no matter what side you’re on, it’s easy to vilify and flatten your opponents.

Culture Shock

Before I left the states, I took an online orientation course through my company. In one of the units, we…

streams in the desert

Grateful for…

To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything He has given us – and He has given us everything.

A Dandelion Scatters in the Wind

All Souls Day •  Someone’s Birthday • Sufi Poetry • After One Week in Africa • In which Jet-Lag and Language Learning make for a Very Scrambled Blog Post

Courage, dear heart

Last month, I decided to reread Tolkien’s The Hobbit in preparation for my own upcoming adventure. I thought it might…