Tag Archives: Church

Traveling to France and Jordan

We left for a mini-vacation/layover in France on August 1 then left for Jordan on August 7. First we arrived in Thibvillers, France and stayed in the cutest little old barn converted into a cottage. Some friends were kind enough … Continue reading

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Hijab

When I lived in Jordan in 2015, I remember meeting an American, Christian girl who chose to wear the hijab in Jordan. Just in case you are not aware, Jordan is not a country that forces women to wear hijab … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts Before Moving to Jordan

A few random thoughts as we prepare to move to Jordan… Our flight there is August 1st and our return flight is for January 31st. Spices— call me a weirdo, but I’ve really been obsessing over what to do with … Continue reading

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Addressing the Generalizations

I’ve recently been hearing a lot of terrible generalizations about Muslims. I would just like to provide my opinion as someone who has lived in Jordan for two years and studied Arabic and Arab culture for over six years. I … Continue reading

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Church Anxiety

So, I’ve been anxious at church for several months now… after the mingling ends and people get settled in their seats to listen to the sermon, I feel my heart rate rising and I glance around to see how accessible … Continue reading

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Fitting In

Written August, 2016 Fitting in? No, I’ve never fit in. I’ve never been in… community. Well, a few times… but I’ll get to that. Church… brings back memories of hiding in the bathroom… how many times can I go to … Continue reading

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