There and Back and In Between

Love Letters to the Expat Life

  • A Beautiful Thing

    December 10, 2019 by

    “Now when Jesus was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came up to him with an alabaster flask of very expensive ointment, and she poured it on his head as he reclined at table.” (Matthew 26:6-7, ESV) In the North African community where we once lived, perfumes were an important… Read more

  • Blueberries and Belly Buttons

    November 27, 2019 by

    Thanksgiving is upon us, turning my thoughts toward those things I am most grateful for. Today, I’m grateful to share a story from my motherhood journey with the Kindred Mom community. Here’s a sneak peek. It was a glorious, baby-in-a-diaper, summer Sunday lunch eaten well past the noon hour. The luxury of this slow and… Read more


    November 23, 2019 by

    This week, I’ve been participating in the Well with Gratitude Challenge on Instagram led by Rebekah Fedrowitz. She has provided daily prompts for the 14 days leading up to Thanksgiving, inviting others to join her in a daily practice of gratitude. Here’s my response to the prompt CONNECTION. I missed my connection.  While I am… Read more

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