The stardust that seasons our lives

The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families. Much has been made of the length of time expats stay in their adopted home. I guess the average is 3.63 years. I am making the number up, but it is close, and illustrates the facts that we live in a world that changes quickly and that quantity means less than quality. Like many, I had left a world strung together by fear and anxiety when I arrived in Ecuador. I sought refuge in a culture that I knew valued the arts, education, and music, and encouraged its…

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