Advent in Malawi

Photo by Clive Mear

We were in Malawi. It was a warm day in June when we arrived in Fombe village in the Shire river valley. Though this was a river valley there was no running waters or tributaries in this village.We approached a home where a mother of four was busy preparing her family’s daily meal. She cooked over a large open air fire just to the right of her home. We approached and setup a meeting spot to conduct our interview.I’ll never forget asking her to show us her nighttime light source. She came … [Read more...]

Utter Stillness Rules These Woods

395696_314189695279863_1310980859_n

By Matthew BrownLike Frost’s snowy evening, only quieter. The horses under my hood will never question stopping here now, nor in these anonymous times would I have any idea whose woods these are or where his house is, if I did not know these woods were set aside.Utter stillness rules these woods; the silence is solid; darkness wells up in me as joy.  There is not a twig in motion.  Ragged bare battered tops of trees take their rest in a glow of night.  The only movement is … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X