Koinonia, defined as the communion through intimate participation, was the name of the house I lived in America. The house had that name because it was a place of communion for my dear friends and I. Emilie, Lauren, and Hiryana, and (Sarah and Renee) who shared with me memories that will not fade. It was … More κοινωνία (Koinonia)
Israel and Palestine…
Have you ever moved from one house to another? It’s pretty tough packing up everything and keeping organized at the same time. Have you ever moved overseas? It’s even tougher if you are bringing most of your stuff. I just did both in three months have managed to misplace all sorts of things. Well just … More Moving!
In the name of terrorism and in the name of justice America has made it their own responsibility, in the last two weeks, to cross border lines, by either their physical presence or missile presence, into both Syria and now Pakistan.
> All pictures have been taken from BBC.
And so here I ask the question again, another genocide? It hasn’t quite reached that point but thousands of people are being and have been displaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Hutu’s and Tutsi’s did not find peace years ago and the renewed fighting has not only displaced thousands from their homes but … More Another genocide?
Lotus Flowers….symbol of love, fertility and strength.
Well, it’s that time of year when things start going downhill. It’s thanksgiving and soon it will be Christmas. I have no idea what things will be like next semester and not even next year. Where will I live? What friends will I have? New ones? Old ones? What will I be doing? Will I … More Change and the Future
“While nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer, nothing is harder than to understand him.” Fyodor Mihailovich Dostoevsky, The Possessed Only one thing is harder than to understand the evildoer, that is, to find yourself in sympathy towards their person and emotions. Because not only can you not denounce him, nor can you resist … More The Evildoer
Leslie Layland Fields is a contemporary author from Alaska. Even though she wasn’t born there she has lived there for 20 years or about 30 fishing seasons. During her talk she shared with us several pieces of literature that she has written. The first was her newest book, Surprise Child. She wrote this book sharing … More Motherhood and faith