When I handed the train conductor my ticket, he said, “Thank you, Love!” That’s when I knew I wasn’t in England any more. I’m skimming the coastline in northern Wales on my way to catch a ferry to Dublin. I’ll spend my next week touring Ireland with a group of InterVarsity students (American study-abroad students … More The English, part 1
Voyage (n/v). The word connotes a sense of adventure and bravery, setting out across vast oceans to explore the great unknown. It also invokes the idea of conquest, of subjecting, raping, pillaging. It is a word ripe with meaning both beautiful and profane. My ancestors are voyagers. I am a descendant of the people of … More Why I call it my Europe VOYAGE
If the daffodil had a face, it would have a fixed grin and rainbow-shaped eyes that gaze up at the warm sunshine without a worry in the world. Today I feel like that daffodil, but it wasn’t always so. I’ve been reflecting on my trip here 10 years ago when the climate of my soul was much different… … More Daffodils
Why am I traveling in Europe for 2 months? My Europe Voyage is a spiritual pilgrimage of following the Spirit as I listen to the stories of the people of the lands I cross. From March 23 to May 22 I’ll journey through much of Western Europe to discover my ethnic heritage. I long to … More About My Europe Voyage
5 days ’till my launch I consider how much I will need to unlearn in order to learn new things. It’s St. Patrick’s day and in just a few weeks I’ll be in Ireland on a Celtic Pilgrimage learning about this saint!
On December 15, 2015, I was soaring across the Arizona desert at 40,000 feet. There’s something about being high up in the atmosphere in between my place of departure and destination that clears my thoughts and makes me feel a little closer to the heart of God. I had just said goodbye to a handful … More The Story behind my Europe Voyage