Jordan Impressions

Jordan Impressions

Traveling to Jordan for 10 days was truly a leap of faith.  I went to listen, learn and find out what could be done to help the Syrian refugees.  I came back with some answers and many questions.  But here are some of my simple impressions of the country of…
Just a Note

Just a Note

It was a lovely World Vision event at a beautiful location with delicious food and an inspiring speaker.  I was a bit surprised when, during a break in the program, we were all asked to help place school supplies in a backpack for a needy child somewhere in the world. …
Girls Who Happen to be Refugees

Girls Who Happen to be Refugees

It’s not easy to be a girl in many places of the world.  And a refugee camp with more than 100,000 people could be a very dangerous place.  But these girls are walking out of a program where they sang, danced, laughed, learned, acted, and seemed to have a wonderful…

Remember Well

“Remember well.” So reads the inscription in my copy of Everything That Makes You Mom, a lovely little book of vignettes and memory-prompts about mothers. Remember well is good instruction when it comes to our moms, of course. It’s important that we remember the acts of love, the reasons for discipline, the…

Remember Well

“Remember well.” So reads the inscription in my copy of Everything That Makes You Mom, a lovely little book of vignettes and memory-prompts about mothers. Remember well is good instruction when it comes to our moms, of course. It’s important that we remember the acts of love, the reasons for discipline, the…