Breathing underwater (“Peeling Oranges” series)

(The Red Sea coast along Jordan is known for its beautiful coral reefs and clear water, so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to snorkel for the first time in Aqaba a few weekends back.) I jump from the boat into a blue-green splash, and a taste of saltiness washes through my mouth.  Gasping and … Continue reading Breathing underwater (“Peeling Oranges” series)

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Empty plane seats

This post goes along well with my last post “Returning to the river,” in that it expands on the importance of trusting in the divineness of our own imaginations. On each of my three flights to Amman during January, I had an empty seat next to me.  This made the plane rides relaxing and enjoyable, … Continue reading Empty plane seats