I have returned, and nothing I see looks the same. Trees, cars, people – all of them stand with a new meaning for me after a simple (or not so simple) seven days on another continent.

I will share many stories with you as I begin to process them more fully, but right now I can say that this trip has changed me deeply, in terms of my faith, my way of viewing wealth and work, my relationships, and my sense of self. I have seen new things and met new people, and I have been changed forever by them.

Below is the view from the town where we stayed – not bad to wake to the sound and sight of the Mediterranean each morning.

The Mediterranean