Food for the soul | a recipe and activity

Skye’s Splendid Soup is best if set in multicultural bowls, with refugees and Congolese friends, and eaten with deeply thoughtful people. What’s your recipe??

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You found WHAT in the library?!

Seven bizarre discoveries to make you smile during quarantine.

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Honestly, why should you support Chicago teachers?

Because they care about your children’s present needs and future opportunities. And they work their butts off to secure those things.

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What will it take to bring peace?

Communities like this one have an idea, but it takes work.

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Nairobi Moments

Some moments are nearly perfect. Resting with my housemates on our rooftop, seven stories high in Waithaka, watching the orange sun set and taking way too many silhouette selfies with Kamau, is one of them. Being in Nairobi as a whole is incredible. The sun sets to the right of Ngong Hills, behind some trees…

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Do They Know It’s Christmastime?

Every December, people around the US finally allow themselves to listen to Christmas music, joining the few of us who believes in the extension of the beautiful season. Yet with the introduction of this wondrous genre to public radios comes the airing of one particularly degrading song. “Do They Know It’s Christmastime,” a well-meaning song…

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The sixth love language: food

If God is a provider, and if he has any love, he made himself clear through Eva. It was she that taught me the sixth love language: food.

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