Monthly Archives: August 2011

Making a Difference

As I share these stories with you, I try to include as many photos as I can. Please take the time to look at even the tiny thumbnail photos at the end.  Often, I just run out of space to … Continue reading

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Amazing Art… Created by God

I actually want to talk about the flowers that fill our home, but I will do it as I describe our recent Open House.  Actually, it wasn’t really an Open House, but a festival that the Thai call “งานขึ้นบ้านใหม่” (“ngahn … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Friday, August 12th, was Mother’s Day in Thailand.  It is the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand and, since 1976, has been celebrated as Mother’s Day, as the Queen is viewed as the mother of the people of … Continue reading

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Just 24 Hours

In just twenty-four hours here, there is so much to see and do.  My friends were right: I am beginning to skip past all the visual and auditory stimuli that were new just a few months ago.  When I left … Continue reading

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Listening to Their Stories

Last week, I finally began to visit the private schools of our partner church in Thailand.  Heeding the advice of my supervisor, I began with the four schools in Bangkok, thinking my supervisor would accompany me, but at the last … Continue reading

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Too Close for Comfort

Thailand has never had a direct hit by a named storm in the Western North Pacific.  We tend to get the remnants of typhoons that play out over China, Vietnam or elsewhere.  This past week, we have enjoyed an abundance … Continue reading

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Noi Nah Evangelism

This is a Noi Nah, a sweet, delicious fruit that is one of my favorites. It is just coming into season here and I ate the first one of the season today.  In English, it is known as a Custard … Continue reading

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Accepting Visitors

Today, I suddenly realized that it has been more than a week since I posted anything and, when I look back over what I have done, I realize that, yes, the country is growing on me and I am beginning … Continue reading

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