I was lying on the cool tiled floor of the office, the gentle hum of the computers filling the air around me as I struggled with my first panic attack in nearly two years. It had crept up on me slowly - like they always do - taking most of the morning to finally boil… Continue reading A Rosary for Panic Attacks
My dear friends, let me first start by saying thank you for your prayers during my time of travel - I arrived in Tel Aviv on Monday afternoon and sailed through passport control with no problems! Not only is it a sign that I am where God wants me to be, but also that your… Continue reading Thank you for the prayers!
I was consumed with my irritation, left eyebrow arched skyward, when we pulled off the main road onto a winding dirt path. As the car lurched forward over the uneven, rocky ground I brooded about what I could've lost had some one stolen my pack - which had been left behind by my friends; camera,… Continue reading Sink or Swim
Hello my friends! Yet again, I've left you in the lurch with no life updates and no posts. Fear not, I am here to remedy that situation! I've just returned from Lesvos, Greece - an island 5 kilometers off the Turkish coast that finds itself, among a few others, as the epicenter of the Refugee… Continue reading Back Stateside
Hello, hello my friends! I'm afraid it's another one of those times where I'm going to have to apologize for and explain my long absence. I never intend for them to happen, that I promise, but life happens and we get caught up in the whirlwind of it all. I know some of you remember… Continue reading Life Updates and Such
Just some quick thoughts on Jesus today, as I was scribbling in my journal. I realized that I've been writing so much about Palestine, and other topics that I've really neglected some of my favorite writing; theology. So.. he's a quick bit for ya. *** You can't talk about Jesus' mission without first speaking about… Continue reading Quick Thoughts: Jesus/Anarchy
"It's so easy a girl could've done it," he chortled. This particular student was a telecommuter which means I had the distinct pleasure of hearing this shitty comment in stereo over the seminary's fantastic surround sound. Gee, thanks. "Really?" I stood directly in front of the camera, eyes burrowing into the lens. The single word hung… Continue reading Of Seminaries and Oppression