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    Greeting Boats on Lesvos

    I didn’t anticipate it would be so dramatic. I thought that the moving music, fancy camera angles, and voiceovers made the arrivals of people on boats from Turkey to Greece seem much more dramatic on TV than the events themselves actually were. However, yesterday and today, I was out on the beach of the island of Lesvos in Greece when boats full of people arrived from Turkey. And, while all of the landings and disembarkations that I saw were completed…

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    Christmas from Lesvos

    The Christmas story is one that we know well.  Mary, a young, pregnant woman, and her fiance Joseph travel a long distance to take part in a census.  When they arrive…