Waking to Hope

Yesterday I cried all day. If I wasn’t crying visibly, I was crying internally. I cried for dreams found and then lost and plans redirected. I cried for all of us third culture kids and our wonderful, complicated, joy and grief filled lives. I cried for missed opportunities and wasted time. I cried because starting … Continue reading Waking to Hope

God of Loss

It is the time of graduations, moves, end of fiscal year budget crunching, and expatriate turnover. Sometimes moves are expected, and other times they come like a dust storm over the Sahara – with complete surprise leaving grit and dust in their wake. The grit and dust of grief and loss, of unexpected change. It’s … Continue reading God of Loss

On Longing

Longing. What is it? How would you describe this word? Not the dictionary definition, but your own heart definition? A couple of weeks ago I asked folks how they would define “longing” on the Communicating Across Boundaries Facebook page. Your responses did not disappoint. The thing that made them so significant to me is that … Continue reading On Longing