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I am getting my heart and soul ready to see the new movie The Promise about the Armenian Genocide. I want to see this film;  I want to see how the directors have crafted our story. At the same time, I don’t want to see this film.  I don’t want to be reminded of the…

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Oh Syria I have walked your dusty streets I have tasted your luscious fruits – ah, the apricots and peaches and watermelons and fresh, colourful delicacies; they taste like nothing I have eaten before!  I have taken in the aroma of your sweet pastries and breads; oh the breads!  And the olives and kebabs and…

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Be Kind to Yourself

April 5, 2017 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 2 Comments

We have been waking up to this song every morning this week: You’ve got all that emotion that’s heaving like an ocean And you’re drowning in a deep, dark well I ask the children to pick a song for the week.  It will be the soundtrack to which we get ready for the day.  My…

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We celebrated the life of one of our children.  And we gathered a group of her sweet friends to celebrate with us. I wanted to celebrate each of their lives.  I wanted to speak truth over every single one of them.  So we decided on a Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Art Party. My little lady loved…

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wings to fly

February 24, 2017 | Under Living and Learning | Posted by | 4 Comments

She is in Heaven now, Mama She is.  Oh, yes. Did she fly to Heaven, Mama?    They try to picture it in their minds… She had cancer, Mama, and we prayed for her every single day, and she died. Oh, this was a hard season.  We love this family. She died.  But, that doesn’t mean…

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