Was honked at on the drive home today. When I looked over, a Ukrainian man smiled and gave me the thumbs up. Was trying to figure out why… no bumper stickers on my car, wasn’t driving particularly well… was he...Read More
Category: Orange Ukraine 2013-2015
I wrote about my visit to Logos Center last week. The heating system is still not fully funded, and the winter is getting colder. There are rolling blackouts in parts of Ukraine, including Kyiv. This is to conserve the...Read More
Yesterday I had the privilege of visiting Logos Center, a holistic community health center which has been pressed into service to house over 200 people fleeing the war in eastern Ukraine. Founded and in large part supported by...Read More
Independence Day seems to be a Big Deal for me when I’m overseas. But it is also a Lot of Work for Hubby. He looked dashing when he headed off to his official function in his seersucker suit. The Fourth of July function he...Read More
Hubby is outside of Kyiv. He’s spent this weekend as an election observer during this key Ukrainian election. He emailed me at 5:45am, while they were still counting ballots. He’ll be home on the evening train...Read More
Psalm 12(ESV) To the choirmaster: according to The Sheminith. A Psalm of David. Save, O Lord, for the godly one is gone; for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man. Everyone utters lies to his neighbor; with...Read More
Spring in Ukraine is probably my favorite season anywhere. Even though this winter was relatively mild, weather-wise, it was not an easy winter. Our evacuation to Poland seemed like a vacation, even with the uncertainty...Read More
Our home church in Kyiv is the English service of Church of the Holy Trinity. We meet in the afternoon, so Easter Sunday morning was free. We had a special breakfast, and then went to visit Babushka Katya, who is a lay nun with...Read More
Make new friends, but keep the old One is silver and the other’s gold. I remember this little ditty from Pixie Scouts, first grade – Adak, Alaska. I was a Navy Brat. Not a full-fledged Third-Culture Kid, but with enough...Read More
Hi, I'm Alexandra.
I write to encourage us as we become the people God has created us to be -- especially in the realms of nurturing our children and using our talents right where we are.
Six kids. INFP. Reformed & covenantal. Liberty & justice for all. Speaker. Current project: Helping parents connect with teens.
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