Global Lit

Global Lit Must Haves: 2017

Books make excellent traveling companions. I can tell you where I was for many of my favorite adventures in literature.  They whisk us away into new worlds without jet lag, travel illness or language barriers. My deep love for global literature ...
Friends Passing Through

Simple DIY: Flower Pot Table

My husband calls it Porch Therapy. Our family swings, grills and has s’mores on the back porch, reading and homework on the and front.  Outdoor space is essential in our house for relaxation and hospitality. We enjoy a patio at friends, ...
A Taste of Home, Catering Company Hires Refugee Chefs

A Taste of Home, Catering Company Hires Refugee Chefs

Food is an excellent portal to new worlds and cultures.  Great article about a catering company using refugees to bring new tastes to NYC.  Taste of Home, This Catering Company Hires Refugee Chefs, Food & Wine Magazine, March 2017. Now ...
Cross Cultural Family, Soulful Sojourning

A Prayer for My Son

Isaac, my son. As your mother, every birthday celebrates the gift of your tender, sweet, soul. In all you wiggles, cuddles, and giggles I’m thankful that you’ve brought laughter into our hearts and home. Your life is the answer to so ...
Ndjerareou Journey

A Miraculous Moment

Every Christmas there’s a moment, while decorating the tree, when I come across a humble angle ornament.  A crack edged with yellowing glue and a chipped wing doesn’t diminish the value of this precious bit of glass. In fact, I’ll ...
Soulful Sojourning

The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp

Brokenness is not something we like to celebrate. It costs too much, it’s not pretty or convenient, it lays us bare at our most vulnerable. However it finds you it’s physical, emotional, and spiritual. It’s thoughts that you’d never admit ...
Ndjerareou Journey

A Union of Wanderers, Big Sur

It all started when young a pair of dear friends asked, “Will you witness our journey into forever? Will you join us at the edge of the world? Will you seal our sacred covenant with God in a place that ...