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Travels

What Travel Teaches Us

When Silas was alive, we stopped traveling. We didn’t fully realize it; it just slowly became more difficult to travel around the country hauling a trunk full of medical equipment and a child who was very broken. His body revolted against the rigors of travel–his seizures increased on trips, which made him more lethargic, and […] Read more…

Three of my favorite places to travel

When we travel we learn things from the unexpected. We hear things anew for the first time, because we’re forced to stop and listen, instead of rush and hurry by. We learn to get lost in the scenery, in the beauty of God’s creation. Sometimes we need to get lost in just being. What does […] Read more…

3 important lessons I learned from a brothel

Neon lights glistened off of wet sidewalks as we stepped over puddles and trash soaked from a downpour. Even in this place, water couldn’t clean the dirt off the streets of the red light district in Bangkok. On the sidewalks were beautiful young girls trying to lure customers inside the doors of their club. These […] Read more…

Five Minute Friday: Turn

I’m participating in another Five Minute Friday, where bloggers from around the world write for 5 minutes on the same word. Today’s word is TURN. You can find out all the details here and read other Five Minute Friday writings here.   Side note on today’s post: Recently I went to Thailand to work with the […] Read more…