The Marathon

I’m taking some time to write this while it’s fresh in my mind, and it seems like a good excuse to sit still and let my muscles forget that we ran 42km yesterday. With the prescribed “night before inspirational movie” still playing in our minds, my family left the house for the train to downtown […]

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A Weekend (Not) in Paris

This past weekend we were planning on escaping and going with friends to Paris.  There were a number of things leading up to the weekend making it clear that we shouldn’t go.  That created space and a weekend at home to catch up on a few things.  We did however feel the need to take […]

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Kim Jong-Un and a missed opportunity.

Kim Jong-Un’s recent call for the execution of 33 Christians is a call to prayer and a reminder of a missed opportunity with an international school student in the 1990s. The following content is from Thomas Speckhardt, YouthCompass International. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The capital of North Korea lies over 5000 miles away from Berne, Switzerland. What does […]

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Karneval Kraziness

Every year our street shuts down and we become trapped on a parade route for the local Karneval celebration. This year 159 floats and bands passed by.  They were filled with costumed men, women, children and animals as they celebrated before the beginning of Lent. Here are a few pictures and videos to summarize the […]

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