Tag Archives: hope

Coming to Grips with Beautiful Israel and Charming Palestine

(popping by after a full year’s silence to share about a recent culturtwining adventure that was particularly poignant to me) My aunt was a fervent supporter of Israel. I, on the other hand, have spent my entire career surrounded by … Continue reading

Posted in hope, humanitarian work, Religion, travel | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

About hoping then unhoping

Since I started my hope journey a couple of months ago, I have had some reason to question my determination to be hopeful. A couple of times now, I have found myself starting to hope for something that I hadn’t … Continue reading

Posted in hope | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

In search of Hope in London

The big city is pretty funny. There’s so much reason to hope, but I’m just not seeing it. I sit on the bus and look at the people around me. They don’t look hopeful. They don’t look hopeless, either, they … Continue reading

Posted in adjusting to London, hope | Tagged , , | Leave a comment


a girl checks her phone five times a minute to see if she’s received a text from the object of her affection the school nerd walks up to the most popular girl in class and asks her out, knowing but … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, hope | Tagged | 4 Comments

A heart full of women

More from Week 2 of my recent trip In the social and cultural milieu in which I live, there is an oft-repeated truism that once one drinks of the water of the Nile, one will surely return. Perhaps that is … Continue reading

Posted in women | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments