We have been here for only four days, and my heart and mind are full.

Among dusty roads, crowded open markets, camels walking alongside the stalled traffic, there is a people that is foreign to me and my family.  The call to prayer rings out faithfully throughout the day, a song rising above the heated arguments between vendors.  A group of women walk past us, stealing a glance at me and my family as I steal a glance at them.  Some cover their heads, and others cover their whole body — draped in black so I can only see their eyes.  They remind me that a smile lives in the eyes, and I don’t need to see any other part of their face to see a woman’s joy or another woman’s sadness…

Follow our Egypt journey here

xo,

m

p.s.  And thank you for your prayers as we make this journey as a family.

 

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