Postcards from the Middle East
How our family fell in love with the Arab world
Between 1995 and 2009, Chris and Susanna Naylor raised three children in the Bekaa Valley and Beirut. They also gave birth to A Rocha Lebanon. Through their efforts to make a family home − and at the same time, save the Aammiq Wetland from destruction − they grappled with many of the Middle Eastern issues which Westerners tend to find bewildering.
Now Executive Director of A Rocha International, Chris has written the story of the family’s adventures in a book which will be read with joy, laughter and perhaps tears, for it is a compelling account of tumultuous years. It also offers empathetic and hard-won insights into the tensions of the region, told from a wise and moderate perspective. From March to August you can enjoy an excerpt each month on our Planetwise blog, or you can order the book now from Lion Hudson.
Read a few excerpts from Postcards from the Middle East as they’re published on our blog: