Climbing Sigiriya Rock

[caption id="attachment_1283" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Climbing Sigiriya Rock blog post[/caption] The Story Behind the Rock Sometimes called Lion Rock, sometimes Sīhāgiri, this towering rock was the home of King Kasyapa 447-495 CE. As the story goes, Kasyapa's father was king of Sri Lanka with son Mugalan next in line as heir to…

Finding Your Joy

I had a moment yesterday, after seeing another story about another public figure struggling with life and falling into critical condition after taking actions to seemly end their own life. It hit me that if these things are happening for the most elite in society (the people with the houses, cars,…

Mini: Photography

Photography has altogether nothing to do with the camera or the person holding it and everything to do with God and His creation. I am convinced that in any place, at anytime, if you slow down long enough to let thankfulness sink in, your eyes open to the world and…

12 Hours in Dubai

THAT'S RIGHT! WE DID IT! WE FINALLY AND OFFICIALLY WENT TO DUBAI (and this time we actually LEFT the airport!) (Whoop!). We didn't really plan this one but while booking flights to Sri Lanka we had the option of choosing a 12-hour layover (who seriously builds full-day layovers?!) in Dubai. Of…