Mural that interns Bel, Matilda and I painted at Lam Kaen Pre-school. It took us about a 1.5 months! We made all these colors using blue, red, yellow and white paint. It was fun mixing colors 🙂
Toom beside her herb and vegetables from her garden Today we visited a KFT member, Toom and her family, and I was so humbled by Toom. We arrived and after seeing that she was putting herbs and vegetables together in preparation for selling at the market, we all started helping her out. I bunched up … More Toom: A Woman with a Strong and Humble Heart
Walking along the road with a sack and a bowl At 7am last Friday morning, I ran after a monk. Bel (an intern from Canada) and I had adamantly decided to wake up early, eat breakfast at the local restaurant, and then watch the beautiful procession of monks walk by. This was literally what I … More Two Embarrassed Fools Chasing a Monk
The tour guide (left) and a friend (right) talking while eating dried squid There’s a funny thing about natural disasters. You always hear about or see the devastation on the local news and you know that something tragic happened. That hundreds of people died. That countless people lost everything they owned. And yet, there’s still … More Let me tell you a story…
Sweet and quiet one who is always in her own world, and you cannot help but watch her be. You wonder what she is thinking, behind those big, glassy brown eyes. You wonder how you can communicate with her and make her laugh or smile. She is serene. She is captivating; to all who watch … More Little Wonder
Isn’t he adorable with his milk mustache? For the past couple of weeks we’ve been going to various child development centers (CDCs). Step Ahead has four CDCs surrounding Khao Lak and at each center, I’m constantly amazed with the teachers. Each CDC is built to reflect the teaching method of Montessori schools and are filled … More Little Nuggets of Sunshine
The first thing that comes to my mind when I see this: Matthew 18:3. ‘Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ ‘Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the … More To Be…Childlike.