What comes next? I’m trying to keep the best of what we’ve seen and to leave behind the rest, though to not forget it. What does that look like? I’m not sure yet.
We have had the rich blessings of meeting incredible people who have redefined the possibilities of reconciliation in the Land, and it’s all thanks to Tantur Ecumenical Institute.
Thank you, Lord, for turning my health story around and helping me to arise and seek adventure once again.
Visiting Yad Veshem (translation: “a place specifically to memorialize” – Israel’s Holocaust Museum) and wondering what it looks like to face up to our mistakes.
What did I ever do to become one of the thousand non-Muslims each year to enter Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque? What an undeserved honor.
Taking Catholic communion and learning a few traditional Arabic dance moves.
agapétos: beloved: ἀγαπητός
Definition: properly, divinely-loved; beloved (“loved by God”), i.e. personally experiencing God’s “agapē-love” in God, Christ, and one another.