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Into The Okavango

By on May 17, 2018

The Okavango River Basin provides a vital source of water to about 1 million people, the world’s largest population of African elephants, and significant populations of lions, cheetahs, and…


Mother. Mystic. Mennonite. Misfit. A Conversation with Christiana N. Peterson

By on May 6, 2018

Christiana N. Peterson is the author of Mystics and Misfits. Meeting God through St. Francis and Other Unlikely Saints. In this, her recently published memoir, she tells the story…


Never Stop Walking

By on May 3, 2018

This morning, I started reading Christina Rickardsson’s memoir: Never Stop Walking: A Memoir of Finding Home Across the World and thought to look her up and stumbled on this amazing…


The Passion and Power of the Female Poets from Africa

By on April 25, 2018

April is National Poetry Month in the United States where I live, and a good time to celebrate some of my favorite female poets from Africa who, in breaking…