Things are going well. Amelia and I are through the first years of early marriage chaos. We’ve both got half-time jobs and freelance projects to pay the bills. We’re living in a fun old house (a museum) with a decent back yard (a cemetery) in Knoxville, Tennessee:
But it’s time to go back to where it started. To where we met: L’Abri, Switzerland.
L’Abri is different things to different people. For some, it’s a study center in beautiful surroundings. To some, it’s a safe place to recover. For others it’s a chance to live and learn in community – at least for a time.
Life at the community has it’s rhythms. You study half day, work the other. You engage in daily discussions, meals and chores. Studying can mean intentional diving into particular subjects or sipping wisdom from different sources on almost any subject.
It’s hard not to connect with people here. Some turn into friends for life.
The surrounding nature is ever stunning.
We’re taking a step back. To take part in the community. To serve, to heal and learn. Who knows, what we will find. Our premise is simple: “Seek first …”