Last month we finished up backpacking the full circuit, including the “W” at Torres del Paine national park in Punta Arenas.
Hello! or shall I say, Marhaban!
Pardon my very long disappearance. I wanted to wait until the end of my time in the Middle East to blog in hopes of having a well rounded post about the entire experience. But, upon leaving and traveling to the next country I haven’t been able to connect my laptop to wifi until now. So that is my lame excuse, take it or leave it. Continue reading “The Middle East: Israel, Palestine & Jordan”
I have remained fairly quiet on social media throughout the election/inauguration because everyone has the right to their own views & I haven’t ever felt it my place to disrespect that or challenge that. At least not on Facebook.
So this isn’t me taking a political stance. Continue reading “Love > Fear: Political thoughts from a girl who is not a politician.”
Well I’m back again my beautiful readers. No, I have not forgotten about you. I have just been a little bit overwhelmed/ lazy lately and hadn’t made the time to put a whole bunch of my thoughts into a blog. But alas, I am back!
63.5 million. The number of forcibly displaced people worldwide right now.
21.3 million of that number are people classified as refugees. 10 million stateless people – no home, title or identity. This is the largest refugee crisis our world has seen since WW2, a crisis I did not educate myself on nearly enough or even put much thought into until recently when it became my job. Until these numbers were no longer just a statistic but became actual faces with names and stories. This is my job but it is so much more than just a job to me. I have formed relationships with these people and I hold them in my heart every day.
I am not a teen mom.
But most days here I tend to feel a bit like one.
Don’t get me wrong I babysat plenty throughout junior high and high school and have a huge heart for children, but I have never really lived with kids so young, 24/7 in my life. And it is a whole new sticky world for me…. seriously why is everything always sticky?
If you don’t want to take the time to read all of this (b/c I know, I’m wordy.. sorry!!) skip down to the last paragraph where I share my favorite uplifting playlist at the moment. It won’t disappoint!
If you are a loyal, dedicated reader…. here we go 🙂