Greece Update #11 Wrap Up

Greece Update #11 Wrap Up

Greece Family Gathering Trip Wrap-Up How do you summarize a week like we just had? It is impossible in just a few paragraphs, but we can at least present some key points that hit home for us in a way that would not have been feasible if we had not attended the Family...
Greece Update #10

Greece Update #10

Greece Update #10 Today was the day we faced with simultaneous relief and sorrow, our last day of the program. The relationships the third culture kids (TCK’s) have formed and deepened with each other and with us made this day a difficult one in many ways. For the...
Greece Update #9

Greece Update #9

Greece Update #9 Tears dripped down onto the steps of the little chapel. A woman had just found out her daughter-in-law had cancer. A small community of believers huddled around her, laying hands on her and offering prayers. Mosquitos bit my legs as a global worker...
Greece Update #8

Greece Update #8

Greece Update #8 From Dr. Shaver: We were back in class today after another morning of worship music to start the day. For the 11-13 year old’s, the lesson focused on empathy and how it contrasts with mere sympathy. We discussed how empathy puts one in the place of...
Greece Update #7

Greece Update #7

Greece Update #7 Today we took a break from the classroom for an excursion to the historic city of Corinth! We had a brief stop at the isthmus (literally meaning “neck”), where a canal had been dug. Over the bridge we were able to view ships sailing through the canal....
Greece Update #6

Greece Update #6

Greece Update #6 From Dr. Shaver: Now we’re getting into the “meat” of the material we’re presenting to the students. Our overall theme for the conference is examining our emotions, and we have lesson plans designed to address different aspects of our emotional life...
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