Across cultures

A flood of photos is soon to hit these pages if my wrists and fingers can keep up.

Wildlife Encounters, episode “Baby Elephant”

Finally I bumped into an animal that didn’t try to attack me or my house, die, or require emergency rescue.

Independence

I would guess that rarely do many of us seriously reflect on some of the very basic privileges afforded to us. This is how you can help.

Street food

Suddenly Utah’s famous green jello and funeral potatoes don’t seem so exotic.

Oh no, dooce found Jesus

“If you read the Bible, if you study the person that Jesus was when he walked the earth, you’d understand that there was never a trade or a cost for his service. He fed and he clothed and he healed because he loved.”

A debrief by the sea

After a night spent witnessing a way of life no mother or daughter or sister should have to endure.

Some initial thoughts from a travel-addled brain

Yes, this happens close to home, too, and yes, there are ways we can all help. I will soon address all of that, but right now I’m getting my bearings about me.

Khru Ja

I got to spend an afternoon with someone whose spirit would make me reconsider the existence of God.

Meet The Exodus Road

On strategy, teams, collaboration and those whose faces we cannot show you: how do you even begin to fight human trafficking?

Through the haze of jet lag

After more than 30 hours of travel, I’m finally on the other side of the world. Where they are playing my daughter’s favorite song in the hotel lobby.