Category Archives: Keith’s 2011 Palestine Blog

Sabbatical Blog Post #8

A Palestinian Fireman I caught myself in a most remarkable moment this morning. Before I left for An-Najah, I wanted to take some pictures of the St. Phillips compound. I put them in a letter that I e-mailed to Alison … Continue reading

Posted in Keith's 2011 Palestine Blog | Leave a comment

Sabbatical Blog Post #7

Thursday afternoon, 4 August. As you can imagine, I have had quite a time of getting settled and learning my way around. Since arriving in Nablus on Monday afternoon, I’ve learned how to get around the city, gotten started on … Continue reading

Posted in Keith's 2011 Palestine Blog | Leave a comment

Sabbatical Blog post #6

The sun is setting here in Nablus and I am simply overwhelmed by the experience of the last several hours. The muezzin is chanting the evening call to prayer (to my ear one of the most beautiful sounds on earth) … Continue reading

Posted in Keith's 2011 Palestine Blog | Leave a comment

Post #5: This Afternoon in Jerusalem

Right about this moment, all of you in the U.S. are waking up and getting started on your day.   I started my morning several hours ago watching the sun rise over Rome from 35000 feet.  Hanging over that rising sun … Continue reading

Posted in Keith's 2011 Palestine Blog | Leave a comment

Post #4 – Leaving Whitefield

The most depressing moment of every year for me is to turn south onto the Littleton Road, drive up the hill past the Jiffy-Mart and the Dairy Bar (two places that are PARTICULARLY important), and leave behind, once again, Whitefield, … Continue reading

Posted in Keith's 2011 Palestine Blog | Leave a comment

Post #3: Eighteen Years and Counting

Here I sit in the Littleton, New Hampshire, public library.  Every summer for the last 18 years, I’ve spent some time in this building.  Most of that time has been spent in the delightful children’s room, most often on rainy … Continue reading

Posted in Keith's 2011 Palestine Blog | Leave a comment

Post #2: Gracious People

It’s 6:45 p.m. on Sunday.  All the calls are made, the e-mails sent, the voice-mail message changed, the desk almost as clean as John Keller left it seven years ago (just don’t look in the drawers!). You were all so … Continue reading

Posted in Keith's 2011 Palestine Blog | Leave a comment

Sabbatical Blogpost #1

Welcome everyone! During my sabbatical from June 27 through October 31, I will post here updates about what I’m doing, how I’m praying, and where I am.  Look for posts about once a week in July, when the Owen family … Continue reading

Posted in Keith's 2011 Palestine Blog | Leave a comment