Japan – Nightingale floors, Steve Jobs, and singing as one

Japan – Nightingale floors, Steve Jobs, and singing as one

(my post on our team's blog from Wednesday, September 5th) As the hum of laughter and conversation (and sleep) fills the bus tonight on our way back to Kyoto from Osaka, my mind begins to dance through the moments of this full and rich day. The unique tune of the famous “Nightingale Floor” of Nijo [...]

Japan – listening for the rhythm

Often it occurs during the plane ride as my heart beats with wild expectancy for all that a trip will hold - you don't have to know me well to glean that one of my love languages is most certainly travel and experiencing the world - feeling the unique rhythm intrinsic to each land, pulsing [...]

dress down your pretty faith

Over the past few months, and especially within the last week, a specific theme has been driving the undercurrent of my thoughts, woven in songs and books and class discussions and dialogues with friends... revealing a greater depth through each new medium, yet pulsing with the same beat.  Perhaps Sara Groves (to no surprise) sums [...]

Israel, continued…

It's been a while since I have braved these pages. Upon returning from Israel, I jumped right back into jobs and seminary and to-dos, and time has raced past without me realizing that it has been far too long since the last post! I am finishing processing the trip on these pages, but this particular day [...]

January 5, 2012 – Dead Sea, Masada, Bedouin Camp

What better way to start off the day than a little float in the Dead Sea??  Perfection! We arrived back in the land flowing with milk and honey late the night prior, not allowing us to experience the indescribable sensation of floating in this unique Sea until this morning - which was probably better.  We [...]