Wish You Were Here

We worshiped at William Carey Baptist church founded in 1809. It was a great privilege to walk the grounds and think on the past of such a work. We had dinner at the home of a woman with whom we are working this week. A lovely ending to the day. Tomorrow we take a 2 hour train ride to
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What a Night!

What a night! We arrived in Kolkata at 2:00 am and waited LONG for Sarah’s bag to arrive. I was starting to look for the baggage claim numbers to make a claim, praying “please Jesus”. I turned to look one last time and it popped up through the chute. It was literally
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Clarity, Encouragement, and Sewing!

Teaching sewing! For those of you who know my “beginning” on the mission field, you will understand how fun this was for me. We spent the day at Sunshine House, a home for women coming out of trafficking. I helped them through the process of making a new skirt from one the
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Chiang Mai

The green bus got us to Chiang Mai safely and on time. Our contact, Sharon, came to meet us. We are staying in a hotel and had a lovely warm shower!! We had a delicious Thai dinner with the rest of the team with whom we will be working. Now a sweet sleep before a new adventure tomorro
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Because He lives

Today was the day! The class planned a wonderful ceremony. A memory we will not soon forget. They sang “Because He lives” not knowing it was one of my father’s favorite songs. There was a sense of accomplishment and joy… And family. Many photo ops! Now, prayers
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“We’ve only just begun!”

Today was a good Sunday, worship and conversations. The picture is from Friday’s trip into Mae Sot, 1 1/2 hours from the camp. We enjoyed the street market, a location that Sarah remembers from her childhood. Found a few treasures of course! Tomorrow morning is our “gradua
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Learning to Teach

Today we finished the course: Learning To Teach. Now it is time for the students to put it into practice. They have their teaching assignments and are working on their presentations. 16 groups of 4 will teach on Thursday and Friday. We will take some time to evaluate after each one. E
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A Picture Worth A Thousand Words

The picture says it all. No words needed.
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The Church Bell

The bell right under the cross is rung 15 minutes before each chapel or church service and then right on time as it begins. As we hear the first bell, we move toward the church. My first service of 3 today was at 6:30 am – 8:30 (this one was led by the women). The second was at
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No Classes

Saturday – so, no classes! Time for other adventures. Sarah and I went for a walk and met one of our students along the way. Some of the students live in the dormitory and some live with their families. I love that their faces are now familiar and their personalities are coming
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