God’s Equal

The following words–originally posted on brookrakow.wordpress.com on July 26,2015–still ring true today, and my heart is full as I remember the time spent in this country with these people. So, for that reason, the next few weeks will be devoted to remembering[…]

Directions NOT Included

The following words–originally posted on brookrakow.wordpress.com last summer, 2015–still ring true today, and my heart is full as I remember the time spent in this country with these people. So, for that reason, the next few weeks will be devoted to[…]

Remembering Costa Rica

One year ago today, my best friend and I bid farewell to our second family, one of my favorite places on Earth, and what had been our home for 32 days: Costa Rica. Having lived, learned, and explored during our short stay[…]

What to Do When Arguing with God Comes Naturally

“Our dusty fifteen-passenger van bounced its way through the guarded gate and into the dirt parking lot, allowing Susan to ease its cumbersome body into an imaginary parking space. She cut the engine, and in the silence that followed I[…]