Caution: Transition Ahead

The whole world is in transition whether we like it or not. States waver between opening and staying closed. People debate whether to wear a mask or not. Students are either worried whether school will start up again or relieved that it might be delayed.  People are working to correct injustices made to minorities.  How can we do better. Transition […]

This Time I Am Leaving

Over six years ago, we moved overseas.  At that time, I had no idea how much I would come to love this place.  How would I like wearing a head scarf?  Could I learn a new language?  For me, it was all new.  I had no idea what it would be like to live in another culture.  I didn’t have […]

Road Block or Hurdle

(Image from wikipedia) A roadblock is something big.  There is no way around it.  It clearly says turn around and go another way.  It is obvious.  The roadblock might be cancer, being fired, no visa, or even being kicked out of the country where you are serving.   The signs are clear you need to go in another direction.  (Image […]