Recalling Greece 2012 {Delphi}

After Berea, we left Central Greece and headed to Delphi, also known to the locals as the birthplace of the world. There was no biblical significance to Delphi except to better understand the ancient Greek culture. Delphi is situated in a mountain pass, close to the sky and therefore closer to the gods. Apparently before [...]

Recalling Greece 2012 {Philippi}

While staying in Thessaloniki we traveled 2 hours north to Philippi for the day. I enjoyed the ruins of Philippi as they reminded me of the Bet Shean ruins in Israel. I'm a sucker for old columns, pots and cities deemed historical sites. Interestingly enough, the city of Philippi from the time when Paul visited [...]

Recalling Greece 2012 {Istanbul & Thessoliniki}

In March 2012, my husband, recently graduated from Truett and I made a journey to Greece with about 50 of our closest friends, classmates, spouses & faculty. Our trip started on March 9 flying out of Dallas to Chicago before getting on Turkish airways flight to Istanbul arriving at 3pm on March 10th. I deeply [...]

A response to {Shelter Adoption=Moral Superiority}

I recently came upon the blog/letter/whatever of Shelter Adoption=Moral Superiority by Danielle Romeo, and although she does make a few good points. I feel the need to respond. Adopting a dog from a shelter doesn't make you a crazy, annoying, morally superior human being. Although, I will give you there are quiet a few annoying [...]