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

15 Ways to Celebrate Fall When You Live Far from It

So, it is October. But we live far from apple orchards, corn mazes, fall leaves, and chilly weather. We won't let that keep us from enjoying fall, though! By celebrating fall here, we are also celebrating the place where God has us for now. We may not be able to jump in the leaves or … Continue reading 15 Ways to Celebrate Fall When You Live Far from It

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

Look and Live: Sights of Christ That Thrill The Expat Heart

Photo by Slava Bowman on Unsplash Hello friend! Maybe the title caught your attention because you are a fellow expat. Or maybe you, like me, are on a quest to know the Risen Jesus more and more. Either way, I am so glad you are here. I have had at least 10 different addresses in the last 15 … Continue reading Look and Live: Sights of Christ That Thrill The Expat Heart