Daily Archives: July 16, 2019


The Slovaks have told us during the decades of communist oppression people stopped smiling, looking each other in the eye, or greeting one another as much when passing on the street.  This became a habit and for many years if you smiled “too much” people would think you were “touched in the head”.  It is fascinating what a genuine smile […]

What will His face look like?


Many of you know that when our Serving Slovakia experience ended Kent and I took a train to Rome, where we met up with our wives, who had flown to Rome from Portland. I had been looking forward to our tour of Italy for a couple of reasons – I relished the opportunity to reconnect with my wife after two […]

Judge not…