After I had lived in S. Korea for about five years, my family finally came to visit me. I knew this might be my only chance for them to experience what I loved about Korea, so I carefully planned the itinerary. 504 more words
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Last week a friend posted a cartoon on Facebook that purported to explain “white privilege.” This stirred up all kinds of controversy in the comments, including a link to a counter cartoon. 857 more words
On Black Friday, when millions were hunting and wrestling for the best “deals,” I was traipsing through a local forest. It had been awhile since I’d been out to this forest, and I was so struck by the stillness that I sat and just listened to the wind in the trees for about 30 minutes. 577 more words
Two days ago I returned from a one-week trip to Haiti with a small team from my church, Capital Life Church in Arlington, Virginia.
While an entire report on the trip would not be in keeping with the themes of this blog, there are a few observations I’d like to share with you. 229 more words