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How being an Expat Changed My Ideas of Thanksgiving and the Meaning of 'Home'

Expat Thanksgiving:

For as long as I can remember, Thanksgiving has been one of the holidays that has always given me a sense of home, no matter how that meaning changed for me over the years as I moved from country to country. 1,430 more words


Blogtober 8/15 - Little Homesick Moments

For whatever reason those moments when I feel homesick just sneak up on me. It can be the most innocuous thing that triggers that yearning for home. 345 more words


Day 4 Love is a Home Like No Other

This is my fourth blog post for the Write 31 Days challenge, which I signed up to four days late. It is also an example of the Body of Christ showing up, something the… 670 more words

Write 31 Days

College Update

Yesterday marked the 2nd month of my college career. But I feel like I have been in school for the longest time, but no, it’s only the 2nd month. 593 more words


October 6th

It’s nights like these when I’m out so late that streetlights blink and the moon’s too weary to shine that I wish I were coming home to you. 158 more words


Winter came to me early this year;

A looming figure,

Grey and grim outside my window.

The view is a reminder of my distance from home. 105 more words


"The road goes ever on and on"

“How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.”
― William Faulkner

I will admit it, after being in Belfast for one month and 3 days, I’m homesick, but not in the way you may be thinking. 1,067 more words