Romans 8: 26-27 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. And God, who searches the heart, knows what is the mind of … Continue reading In Our Weakness
Esther 1:5-12 When these days were completed, the king gave for all the people present in the citadel of Susa, both great and small, a banquet lasting for seven days, in the court of the garden of the king’s palace. There were white cotton curtains … Continue reading Be like Queen Vashti, Let It Burn!
There are some days I go to my bible looking for words of comfort, or something decent and good because my perception of reality is not exactly decent or good. I have been following closely the NFL athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick. For those of us who do not follow … Continue reading In Need of a Narrative
All of the Christian Volunteers of Thailand gathered in Sangklaburi during a retreat led by our partner, the Church of Christ in Thailand. The retreat was centered around teaching English as a second language in elementary schools. Most of the other CVT volunteers teach English. … Continue reading Storytelling: Engaging Human Empathy and Building Peace
I’ve had Type 1 Juvenile Diabetes since 1990. I was diagnosed when I was 3 years old. I recall a few brief moments of getting ill right before I was diagnosed, but other than that I have had this disease as long as I can … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes Abroad
I have been living in Chiang Mai, Thailand for 8 months now. There are so many things I have grown accustom to that originally struck me as odd. I remember when I arrived in Bangkok, Thailand I was fascinated by the chaos of the power … Continue reading The FARANG
I had a truly beautiful moment of connection today with another friend who is a recovered addict. We both have long term sobriety and we both chase after the spiritual solution to our addict dilemma like we chased after the drug. I was truly inspired … Continue reading I Want to Be Free: My Journey of Recovery from Addiction.