Today is one of the holiest days of the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian calendar. It is the celebration of Timkat. You can learn more about the festival and see images of the gorgeous city of Lalibela in this short video from National Geographic. Melkam Timkat to all my Ethiopian friends.
I’m participating in my first-ever online Bible study. Melissa Taylor is hosting a study of Unglued by Lysa TerKuerst. I blogged a long time ago about my first encounter with Lysa’s writing. Her little book Radically Obedient, Radically Blessed proved life changing at a time when my faith was about to be tested. Life has pretty [...]
In honor of the Olympic Games and the fact that we’ll be cheering on both our home nations in the Sloniger household, I thought I’d share some information about the Ethiopian National Anthem. There have been a few over the years as political winds shifted. The current song was adopted in 1992, according to Wikipedia. Click [...]