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A Love for All and Everyone Else

I admit it.

Caleb and Jake live pretty sheltered lives.

They don’t read the news on the internet.

They don’t pay much attention to current events. 1,046 more words

Experiencing God

Where I'm Local

As a traveler, we might consider more than one place a home. This luxury is often hard to explain, especially when it comes to answering the question “Where are you from?”. 382 more words

South Africa

South Africa : Yes, the Country

Cycling in Mpumalanga, Kwazulu-Natal and Free State provinces, South Africa – February and March 2015

Setting foot (and wheels) in South Africa means a lot for us. 2,530 more words

Stories

40% of the world’s gays can be jailed for just being gay

International: About 40 percent or 2 out of 5 of the world’s gay people live in countries where being gay can result in a prison sentence and only 14% live in places where they have some rights and legal protections. 471 more words

INTERNATIONAL

Caleb Gee reblogged this on United States Hypocrisy and commented:

Noteworthy excerpt: "South Africa is a world leader in legal protections – being the first country in the world to recognize equal gay marriage. This also comprises most of Western Europe, Australia, Canada and a clutch of countries in Latin America. Only 14% of the world’s gay people live in places where they have some rights and legal protections, or even equal rights with straight people."

How this after-school dance program in South Africa is helping some youths stay in school

How this after-school dance program in South Africa is helping some youths stay in school

By Megan Gieske

Langa Township, which means “the suns,” was one of the many townships in South Africa designated for black Africans before the apartheid era. 360 more words

Writing

the weekend is here…

…but I’ll be working my way through it to try to complete a video project before I go on vacation next week. I’m heading first to Ethiopia, then to Tanzania, and then flying home by way of South Africa. 606 more words

Travel

A food bazaar

Trumpeting the East,

You’ll be able to eat like a beast,

They don’t always have hummus and falafel

But with their selection, sometimes you just can’t tell. 14 more words