The Role Solitude Plays In My Life

Welcome to the Love Blog Challenge 2018! This is a monthly blog link-up (it feels more like a blog party to me) through the entire month of February. Brita Long is the host and if you haven’t checked out her Christian feminist blog, you’re missing out. I’d guess that most of you reading here would […] Read more…

Boundaries To Keep After Moving To a New City

Welcome to the Love Blog Challenge 2018! This is a monthly blog link-up (it feels more like a blog party to me) through the entire month of February. Brita Long is the host and if you haven’t checked out her Christian feminist blog, you’re missing out. I’d guess that most of you reading here would […] Read more…

My Thoughts On Celebrating Black History Month

Welcome to Love Blog Challenge 2018! This is a monthly blog link-up (it feels more like a blog party to me) through the entire month of February. Brita Long is the host and if you haven’t checked out her Christian feminist blog, you’re missing out. I’d guess that most of you reading here would like […] Read more…

7 Guilty Pleasures That I’m (Mostly) Not Ashamed Of

Welcome to Love Blog Challenge 2018! This is a monthly blog link-up (it feels more like a blog party to me) through the entire month of February. Brita Long is the host and if you haven’t checked out her Christian feminist blog, you’re missing out. I’d guess that most of you reading here would like […] Read more…

Refugees and Immigrants: Hearing Their Stories; Provocative Joy

Refugees and Immigrants: Hearing Their Stories

You are probably the accepting type, the type who grins when you see a sign stating, “You are welcome here” on a store front, but feels grieved that it has to be explicitly stated. You probably want to love everyone equally, because that’s what Jesus did. Maybe you want to follow some of the Bible’s […] Read more…

4 Ways Living Abroad Changed Me; Provocative Joy; West Africa; Volunteering Overseas; Mercy Ships

4 Ways Living Abroad Changed Me

I’m 2 months into the re-entry process! It’s not that hard, but it can be. I’m not crying every day, but sometimes I wish I was because it’d be easier to explain. It’s been a mostly wonderful time, speckled with some really difficult interactions. Most of the culture shock subsided pretty quickly, and now I’m left […] Read more…

Moving Home: Why I Loved Intermissionary

I doubt anyone noticed, but I’ve been majorly MIA for TWO whole months! Consistency on the blog during summer is a challenge because my routine is all over the place. Last summer I took an unintended blog hiatus for two months (although I wrote about culture shock and re-entry afterwards), and the same thing happened […] Read more…

Thank You Benin

I left Benin 2 months ago. It already feels like an eternity. I’ve already started to forget things. The feeling I hold on to is the one that consumed me as we pulled away from the Cotonou dock, “I have to come back here” and, “Will I ever meet people as amazing as the ones […] Read more…

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