Tag Archives: africa

Garbage and the Cosmos

It’s funny how easy it is to mistake the magnificent for mundane. How easily I shrug off the cosmos as ordinary because I choose to look down and feel important, rather than looking up and feeling very, very small. The other night I took our garbage out, and instead of rushing inside away from the […]

Black Ink and the Leading Light

I recently had a very large tattoo forever imprinted in my skin. ¬†A few people have asked what it means. It’s a lengthy story, five years in the making, but it begins here: 5 years and some odd months ago I visited a small village full of beautiful,¬†hurting children. Wary of us at first, they […]