A Truth That Rocks my Nomad Socks Off

It dawned on me this morning that for the past 15 years I have been saying goodbye.  I have repeatedly left family, friends, church, country and home. Each time I have left, there has been gain: college education, sweet friends, adventure, a husband, teaching experiences, discipleship opportunities, outreach ministries. But leaving so much also sucks. … Continue reading A Truth That Rocks my Nomad Socks Off

When I Don’t Feel Like Running

Just a few months ago, I was pregnant, exhausted and ravenous all the time. Some days I waddled faster than others; other days I could barely crawl. Running? Not so much. When a friend suggested I speak on running with faith at a retreat for expat women in our Middle-Eastern city, my heart sank. I … Continue reading When I Don’t Feel Like Running

The Day I Heard Him Say, “You Are My People”- How Christ Satisfies The Homesick Heart

The longing to belong has been my ever present companion the past 6 years since I got married and left the Dominican Republic, my home country, for good. For 28 years I had taken for granted what it was like to belong. Being together with our church people was a way of life in the … Continue reading The Day I Heard Him Say, “You Are My People”- How Christ Satisfies The Homesick Heart