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The last five years have been rough for me. It started out with the death of my mom. Then came the death of my dad a little less than two years later. 769 more words

ME || Week Five

Have you ever gone somewhere familiar and then not known or remembered the journey you had just taken? Often we slip into autopilot when in known settings, we just arrive at work or a friends house not having taken in the journey. 528 more words


Sabbatical - Part 4


That’s what we are. Sabbatical means we are AWAY from our church for a time.  Deciding on what church to attend in the area has been difficult.   686 more words


Sabbatical? Sabbati-CAN!

Today is Thursday, August 18, the third Thursday in August. I’m sitting here at my desk at home, feeling strange, because for the past ten third Thursdays in August, I have been at MCC’s Fall Faculty Development Day, which is the first official day of the semester for faculty members. 1,444 more words


#1787 - September 2016: My Sabbatical Month


The Background

In (literally) two weeks, my PhD contract is going to end while I will start my new job in October. I deliberately arranged it like this so I can take the entire September off… 1,309 more words


Home is where the heart is

When we’d initially hatched the plan to pack in our London lives and take a break together as a family, we’d pictured renting a house not far from a quiet beach in Thailand. 1,135 more words

Travel Tales


I have been thinking a lot about hospitality. On our sabbatical journey, we have been the recipients of hospitality many times over. People welcomed us for coffee or a meal, for German cakes and Australian afternoon tea. 352 more words