Tag Archive: travel

GREEK EASTER

  In Greece, the biggest religious holiday of the Christian calendar is Easter (unlike in the US and other western nations, where it’s Christmas). Children have a full two weeks off of school… Continue reading

I AM THE MOUNTAINS

  Getting here took far longer than I ever could have anticipated, but at last I have arrived in Katerini, Greece! Two days of cancelled flights leading up to my eventual departure from… Continue reading

MY RETURN TO WESTFORD

  As many of you know, getting my visa for my upcoming GMI placement in Greece has not been easy. What we initially thought was going to be a quick six weeks back… Continue reading

DEAR COUPLE ACROSS THE TABLE

  Dear couple across the table, I arrived late to Wine School at Whole Foods and the only empty seats were across from you. I sat down and, because I was late, got… Continue reading

CREATIVE COWORKING

  What happens when a church congregation decides to open its doors to the wider community, to truly share their space with the movers and shakers from the outside world? What could happen… Continue reading

CULTIVATING AUTHENTICITY

  My time with Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dallas, Texas has been a whirlwind so far. Their congregation has connections to dozens of community organizations and collaborates with them regularly.… Continue reading

A LITTLE CHURCH IN BILLINGS

  When I first arrived at this little church in Billings, Missouri I was anxious. I was told that, in this town of around 1,000 people, 80% of the congregants were Trump supporters,… Continue reading

A TIME OF TRANSITION

  I’ve been back in the United States for 40 days now and things are starting to feel back to normal. Since arriving to Ohio on October 1st, I’ve been spending my days itinerating… Continue reading

LAYING A FOUNDATION

  Upon my arrival in Greece (in 97 degree heat, no less) I was whisked away to settle into my “home” in Katerini for the next two weeks – a delightful little apartment… Continue reading

THEY HELD ME CLOSE

  Today I said goodbye to my community at Kalunba for the next two weeks as I journey to Katerini, Greece for job training and so much more. As I said farewell to… Continue reading