Stories about romania

India is in My Hair.

It's Tuesday morning where I'm at right now, and the fragrance of India is in my hair. Though I wash it daily with scents of flowers and vanilla, the...

Shoot like a Girl | Here (#31days)

Day 27: Nevrincea, Romania. The abandoned cathedral was obscured by trees, her doorways guarded by stinging nettle. Her pews awaited visitors who walked away years ago. Spider webs were woven...

Shoot like a Girl | Say Yes (#31days)

Day 20: Susani, Romania. She became my constantly smiling photography assistant for four days. We dodged soccer balls at sports camp and ate sarmali and mici (cabbage rolls and...

Shoot like a Girl | Incidental (#31days)

Day 17: Cliciova, Romania We walked along the rutted roads, offering bibles, groceries, and prayer to anyone who might welcome them. Marioara found the rare visit to her home...

Shoot like a Girl | Enter (#31days)

Day 8: Nevrincea, Romania. The windows were pushed wide open in the church, in the hopes someone would hear the music and come. It was the first Sunday in...

Speaking with a Dialect.

She stood in the kitchen, reading a single chapter of a book by Chuck Colson. Bianca was obliging me as I prepared to return to Romania, a country still...

Life is Carved in Ruts.

I sit beside them at the handmade table, tucked away in the only shady spot in the courtyard that connects the small home, workshop and barn. The steamy afternoon air...

When (Please) is the Cry.

The cathedral was born in Nevrincea, Romania, in 1909. She flourished until Communism marched into her village and killed liberty. She wanted to be reborn when the revolution lit...

The Little Ragamuffins.

For Ragamuffins, God’s name is Mercy. We see our darkness as a prized possession because it drives us into the heart of God. Without mercy our darkness would plunge...

Dr Pepper Cupcakes. Texas Love.

Salut și Dumnezeu să vă binecuvânteze! Right now, I’m in Romania working with Red Page Ministries and FBC Levelland. We’re serving in some beautiful villages in the western part...

johnny coco and the rockstar life.

It is in Him that we live and move and keep on living. Acts 17:28 (new life)   I love this guy. He flew across the ocean last summer...

Defining Discarded.

It’s been a week since I returned from my journey to Romania. I’ve drunk countless cups of caffeine at planning meetings about a worship conference in Russia and weekend...