At Home in Jerusalem

Small town life is characterized by “being known”, and I have that here in Jerusalem. From my bus driver to my barista to the sweet old man who owns my go to flower shop to the members of my church to my coworkers, the people of Jerusalem know me, and I get to know them. [...]


Come Away

Where do I even begin? Since I posted Contentment: The path to getting there last Tuesday, I have been blessed so immensely by the responses to what I shared. So many women are struggling to remain content as singles, as students, as mothers, and getting to hear their stories has been empowering. It makes the scary [...]

Home is where the Heart is

If home is where the heart is then there is no question that Michigan is home, and so is Jerusalem. I am incredibly blessed to have been home in Michigan now for 8 days. During this time I have been spending time with family and friends and speaking to various groups about Bridges for Peace. [...]

Psalm 27:13 Transitional Blessings

Ahh transitions! The past couple of months have seen a couple big ones for me. From my year on the Zealous Israel Project coming to an end and time as a regular volunteer beginning, to moving into my new apartment with a new flatmate, times are changing for me here in Jerusalem. Transitions are never [...]

My Jerusalem Journey Continues

Putting this into words is harder than I thought it would be. It's something I have wanted for so long and am so excited to announce! Yet here I am trying to type the news, and I have to keep reminding myself to breath...relax...slow down... I get to stay in Israel! My heart is bursting [...]