Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older & think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time. what’s the meaning of life? what’s the purpose of life? how should we live? all of these questions started rambling around in my head as soon as i read the dalai lama’s 11th rule for living…
my husband closed the door behind him and i was standing in our, in my, home… alone. it was the beginning of august in 2007, and it was as if the slate had been wiped completely clean. i was almost 33 years old and i felt brand new. perhaps i felt a little bit of..
our boat docked at the harbor, we disembarked, and were greeted by new, smiling, swedish faces and a cold, chilly swedish summer rain. everything happened more quickly than i could process it. we crammed ourselves & our luggage into the backseats of a couple of cars and were whisked off to someone’s home for a..
summer 2007 denmark: the plane touched down. five excited, never-been-to-europe-before university students, a fellow minister, and i found our way through customs, got our passports stamped, saw a smiling & familiar (to me) face holding a “scandinavian caravan” sign at the arrival gate , and were whisked out of the airport and onto a train..