A Few QT

1. Maximilian’s first grade year is coming to an end and he came home upset that he didn’t get to say good bye to a friend who moved away. A few refugee children were in his class and one in particular became a really good friend of his. We found out that he moved to … Continue reading A Few QT

I used to think my kids stopped me from serving those in need. 

‘Come, O blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry and you gave me food… “Mom, what’s for dinner?” “Honey, I’m craving pickles and I just got comfortable. Will you get them?.” “Can I have more yogurt?”      I was thirsty and you gave … Continue reading I used to think my kids stopped me from serving those in need. 

6 things I tell friends who are in the throes of culture shock in Germany

Two years ago, I was excited about moving my family to Wiesbaden, Germany. When my German husband told me that he was offered a job there, I didn’t think twice about moving our family to this new place. I had spent time studying abroad in undergrad, my husband and I loved backpacking in the summers … Continue reading 6 things I tell friends who are in the throes of culture shock in Germany