The Ending and Beginning of a Journey

I can’t believe our time in Bosnia is about to come to an end. This experience has been filled with so many memorable moments, laughter, tears, inspiration, and heartbreak. I have learned so much more than the history of a war, I’ve learned the resilient spirit of people. My heart ...

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War Crimes Court

We recently visited the war crimes court in Sarajevo. A judge spoke to us about her experience trying cases and a woman who works for the support services for witnesses also spoke with us. Both women provided us with valuable information about the work they do and about the court ...

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Call To Prayer

Several days ago we had the opportunity to listen to the Call to Prayer on a hilltop overlooking Sarajevo. The Call to Prayer happens five times throughout the day and signifies a time of worship. A man recites the prayer from the top of the tower of a Mosque. Multiple ...

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Reflections on the last two days

The last two days in Bosnia have been emotional and filled with heartbreaking and inspiring moments. We met two people named Hasan and Saliha who shared their incredible stories with us. Both Hasan and Saliha lost family members in the Bosnian war. Hasan, one of a few survivors of the ...

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First Impressions

I am in awe of the beauty of Sarajevo: the mountains surrounding the city, the beat of city life, the smell of the many bakeries. I immediately like this city and the people, I am excited to be here and learn more about this amazing place. It is an interesting contrast ...

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