Monthly Archives: March 2010


There’s a story in the Old Testament about the prophet Elijah. Elijah prayed and God stopped the rain for three and a half years. When it was time for the drought to end, Elijah looked out at the sky, and it was empty—not a cloud in sight. But he had faith and he prayed. And […]

Women’s Day

Tomorrow is the 8th of March, which, in America, means that it’s one more work day. But here in Central Asia (and in many countries), the 8th of March is Women’s Day. Apparently, it’s a ridiculously big deal here, much bigger than Mother’s Day, the closest equivalent we have in the US. Nearly every place […]