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Still Beautiful, But Facing a New Challenge

I have blogged about the beauty of Sangklaburi before – sharing photos of the mountains and the rivers close to Thailand’s border with Myanmar.  I had the chance to visit that area again last week as I took our new … Continue reading

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A Close Call

While I was in Bangkok, my little Miniature Pinscher, Nellie, stayed with Mr. Sawai Chinnawong, my artist friend, and his family. Nellie is not a young thing any more with at least twelve years of living under her belt.  That … Continue reading

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An Amazing Artist

Ajarn Sawai Chinnawong came by my office today with some recent works of art.  We have been friends since he served as a judge for the Christian Volunteers in Thailand logo contest early last year.  This time, the works that … Continue reading

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My Mission Co-Worker

The Presbyterian Church (USA) talks a lot about mission co-workers but, when they do so, they are usually talking about their own missionaries who are serving overseas. The term ‘mission co-worker’ was adopted when the PC(USA) decided to abandon the … Continue reading

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Helpful Friends

While I was in Bangkok, I had an appointment to see the doctor at 9 AM. My doctor practices at Bangkok Christian Hospital, which is within walking distance of the Bangkok Christian Guest House. Unfortunately, the only way to cross … Continue reading

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Settling In

With the end of orientation, it was time for our new volunteers to go to their schools, move into their new living quarters and  settle into their new duties at their schools.  I traveled with Ed by 12-passenger van to … Continue reading

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Life Is…. Challenging… Sometimes

Excitement has been building for weeks as we prepare for two new volunteers to join us here in Thailand.  Emails have been flying back and forth between the USA and Thailand as we have explained the process for getting a … Continue reading

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Unimaginable Beauty Lies in Remote Places

I was privileged to travel into a remote part of Thailand in February with two co-workers to look at the possibility of new volunteer placement sites.  As always in my travels in Thailand, I was blown away by the sheer … Continue reading

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The Treadmill from Hell

I rarely have altercations with mechanical things.  I tend to be a fairly logical person and, if there is a problem with something mechanical, I look for someone who can fix it.  That’s because, most of the time, I do … Continue reading

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The Scarves Say It All

How does one begin to tell the story of a woman who was so much more than a wife, a mother, a nurse, or a missionary? She was a child of God and a servant of God for the 92 … Continue reading

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