I recently looked back at some of my early blog posts, dating back a little over thirteen years ago. I was in the middle of preparing to go to the mission field and, as I read, I was reminded of the many ways that the Lord prepared the way for me. I was single, young, … Continue reading The Perspective of Returning Home
Ever since that snake incident many years ago, when I was out for a walk outside of my village in Mae Hong Son, I've tried to be very aware of my surroundings. As a deep thinker, I easily get absorbed in my thoughts and I'm not as aware of what's around me as I should … Continue reading Keeping Your Eyes Open
Coming up to honey season in northern Thailand. Shan friends in Mae Hong Son will be selling their honey again to help provide for their families, including the cost of their children's school fees (local village school).And THIS is how they collect the honey! Eeeek!
I knew a little girl up in the Mae Hong Son area whose parents had both died of AIDS. She was placed in the care of her grandparents but when it became known that she was HIV positive, out of fear her grandparents made her sleep on a small porch, just outside of their simple … Continue reading child victims of AIDS/HIV in S.E. Asia
I had a chance to take a short (Tues-Fri) trip up to Mae Hong Son last week; wish I could've stayed a bit longer as I was really encouraged by my time with PT and others as well.Last Thursday, August 12th was Mother's Day (the Queen of Thailand's birthday) and it was fun to be … Continue reading from last week up in Mae Hong Son