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A Legacy of Special Relationships

One of the least anticipated legacies that volunteer programs produce is the legacy of relationships that extend beyond the program itself.  Having served as Coordinator of Christian Volunteers in Thailand for eight years now, I have been able to catch … Continue reading

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Help With Telling Our Stories

When they say that time passes swiftly, they don’t mention that sometimes it escapes you completely and you are left wondering where it went. This is a story that should have been posted in February or March, but time got … Continue reading

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A Wealth of Opportunity for Service

It has been four years since the last time I visited India and the state of Nagaland. I have longed to go, for so many of the CVT Mission Workers who work with me, or have worked with me, come … Continue reading

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It Left Me Wanting More…

How do you begin to describe a place that leaves you filled with wonder and wanting more? On my first work day in Australia, I drove south from Sydney to Wollongong early on Monday morning to meet with educational leaders … Continue reading

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Opportunity Awaits!

After many years of wondering about this large continent that lies so far to the south, I finally had the opportunity to travel to Australia. It was a business trip on behalf of the Church of Christ in Thailand (CCT).  … Continue reading

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A Companion on the Journey

When I arrived in Thailand back in 2011, my mother and I lived in Chiang Mai, a beautiful city in the north. Since I was working many hours and traveling often, I searched for a small dog to be a … Continue reading

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Ageless Beauty

There are times when I see sights in this country that defy words.  I wish I could share all of them with you. It is beauty that takes my breath away and I could drink it in all day.  In … Continue reading

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A Grand Send-Off

Thailand’s year of mourning for HM King Bhumipol Adulyadej, Rama IX, ended on October 13, 2017. Most of the 75 million people of Thailand had observed a period of mourning that included wearing black or dark clothing, listening to the King’s … Continue reading

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The Sorrow of a Nation

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX, passed away on October 13, 2016.  Since then, the entire nation has been mourning this king who ruled for more than 70 years. It is amazing to me that people have worn black … Continue reading

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Hellos and Goodbyes

In the spring and the fall of every year, there are “Hellos” and there are “Goodbyes.” This year, I noticed them more than I ever have before – perhaps, because we were able to gather some very special people together … Continue reading

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