My late husband Ben Brown, a graduate of Baylor University, the University of Colorado in Boulder, and Harvard University, used to say that he had learned a lot from the faculty of those institutions and had enjoyed his time in the classroom and at fraternity parties. But when we discussed and compared life-changing experiences Ben … Continue reading “Study abroad: is it still a life changing experience?”
Month: April 2016
The refugee crisis, the EU and …?
Another Washington Post editorial, another indictment of Europe/the EU for not saving lives in the Mediterranean, for closing borders, for failing to integrate asylum seekers and economic migrants. The list goes on. No doubt about it: major European countries were complicit in the political and military interventions by the United States that have turned a … Continue reading “The refugee crisis, the EU and …?”
Today, Palm Sunday 2016, is a good day for prayerful reflection on my journey as a member of the universal Church and of a particular church community, St. John’s Norwood Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase MD, USA. I will write about my journey. For today, as we enter Holy Week in the Christian calendar, I … Continue reading “Church”