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.
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.
There are certain moments I wish I could write “this page intentionally left blank.”
Sometimes, we don’t necessarily see God in God form, but in people.
Balagan is a useful Hebrew word that means “chaos.” If there’s any one-word description of this trip, it’s that. Horrible and beautiful chaos.
Something incredible is that, even when people aren’t open to hearing all narratives, the Land won’t allow them to forget these stories entirely. The walls speak where the dominant narratives try to silence them.