Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones

As a little girl, I loved to step from stone to stone, hopping along a pathway…going somewhere even if it was just in my active imagination. Hop, hop, hop. Sometimes, I would miss the leap, but no harm was done…I would just jump right back onto the stone and continue...

Not Wanted

As the literal potholes deepen and are harder to dodge on the streets of Beirut, Lebanon so is the situation with the refugees.  Meaning them being here is creating a deeper hole in the economic situation and they are having a harder time dodging...
To Give Courage

To Give Courage

Winter has settled into Lebanon with days and days of rain, leaving every apartment struggling with humidity and a damp cold that settles deep into your bones. Whether rich or poor we all are affected by this chill and wetness, that can leave the walls of one’s house...
“Small” Miracles

“Small” Miracles

Lately, I have been pondering the power of small miracles. I am not talking about the walls of Jericho falling or baby Jesus being born of a virgin. No. Those are “big” miracles. I mean tiny miracles. Perhaps one would not even call them miracles?  Allow me...