Tag Archives: compassion

Far From Home

My first day in Jakarta, jet-lagged and culture shocked, with Ethan (3 ½) and Ellie (4 months).

In January, on our two year anniversary of living and serving here, a deep homesickness hit me—HARD. This was a different kind of homesickness than what I had periodically experienced since leaving the US. There was no […]

Discovering True Compassion on MLK Day

As we take a moment today to pause and remember the life of American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., we must not forget what it was that drove him to do what he did: true compassion.

For all the attention he received, King struggled under the weight of constant death threats toward him and […]