Who is on the front line of the refugee crisis?

Men, women and children serge toward the fence under the watchful eye of border police.  Babies nap in weary strollers caked with mud.  Lines of people move in a slow shuffle, all that remains of their worldly possessions slung over their shoulder in backpacks that used to carry their university study books.  Young professionals, now… Read More Who is on the front line of the refugee crisis?

Happening Upon Solidarity – Stuttgart, Germany

One Saturday last month we walked down Koenigstrasse – King Street – in Stuttgart, Germany.  Koenigstrasse is Stuttgart’s Michigan Avenue or Champs-Élysées of shopping and people watching.  We were reliving memories of years gone by, years when we had only one baby.  Now we have three children and they each needed a fresh German pretzel… Read More Happening Upon Solidarity – Stuttgart, Germany

Turmoil in South Sudan – Interview with American family who calls South Sudan home

On Christmas Day you probably were not thinking about South Sudan.  At least not very much.  I wasn’t.  But, if you are the Faders, you were.  They left their home and relationships in South Sudan for a Christmas holiday, not knowing their return would be tenuous.  A year ago the Faders were featured on willtravelwithkids,… Read More Turmoil in South Sudan – Interview with American family who calls South Sudan home