Marwan’s Story

Marwan and I met when I was in Jordan earlier this year visiting Syrian Refugee Camps.  He stuck out right away because he was the only male teacher amongst several dozen female teachers.  Moreover, as I watched him teach, I was struck by his energy and joy. After observing him teach, we had lunch togetherContinue reading “Marwan’s Story”

Fog Over the Promised Land

Last Thursday afternoon, just before heading home to New York, I stood on Mount Nebo in Jordan and looked west to the Promised Land.  Mount Nebo is where Moses stood at the end of his life, having led the Israelites in the desert for forty years, and died. Today there is a modern Catholic churchContinue reading “Fog Over the Promised Land”