relationships

The wonder of us

by Steve Brock July 11, 2013

What’s the greatest wonder in the world? There are lots of options but let me suggest a very familiar one you see every day…

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A letter from my first week home this year

by Steve Brock February 22, 2013

When you travel for eight weeks straight, it takes a toll on you. And then – gasp! – you realize that maybe travel isn’t all you thought it was.

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Traveling Light – Part 2

by Steve Brock December 16, 2011

The Feast of Lights at the University of Redlands helps us to understand a deeper – and brighter – meaning of Christmas…and travel.

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Laughing with God

by Steve Brock December 7, 2011

It’s easy to laugh at God or discount the divine when things are going well. But hit a rough spot on a trip – or in life – and then see who’s laughing…

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Old friends, meaningful travel and trolls – Part 2

by Steve Brock November 28, 2011

The stories we share on trips, including this one that concludes our adventure with trolls in an underground Viennese restroom, become part of the collective story we share with friends years after the event and define in unique ways the nature of our relationships.

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It's a small world after all – Part 1

by Steve Brock November 15, 2011

The more you travel, the more you realize – as I found out one evening while visiting a family in Taiwan – how small our world really is.

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Sadness and Serendipity – Part 1

by Steve Brock October 18, 2011

Even on difficult journeys, God provides what we need but in ways we would never expect and often through the kindness of strangers.

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