Thai pumpkins

Ugly Pumpkins

I brought roasted pumpkin to work this morning. My first taste of Thai pumpkin was last year in a tippy-top mountain village of the Karen Hilltribe. The Karen grow pumpkins and sell them as their main source of income. Now, pumpkin in Thailand looks nothing like pumpkin in America. It’s green and warty. To describe… Continue reading Ugly Pumpkins

Juggling Fire

To Be Yourself

(My wrap-up and personal application for the Book of Romans, School of Biblical Studies - University of the Nations) What happened to the bold, confident 16-year-old girl who quoted this very phrase by heart when her youth minister asked the question, “If you could be anyone in the world, who would you be?” “I wouldn’t… Continue reading To Be Yourself


Piece of Toast

I hate talking to God about money. I wish He would just supply me with a bucket full of cash, and I would never have to discuss finances with him again. But God knows if he gave us all we ever wanted, we would never talk to him at all. Yesterday, I cried as I… Continue reading Piece of Toast


Two Weeks’ Notice

We have just completed THE most fantastic two weeks! We went with a small team on outreach to the province of Phetchabun, where we helped college students with their English finals and accompanied them on their weekly trek to a local women’s prison.Oh, the questions we answered! These college students were curious about America and… Continue reading Two Weeks’ Notice


Ready! Set! Disperse!

It’s a glorious day in Thailand. The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. And teams are dispersing in all directions. One of our film teams flew out bright and early this morning. The fruits of their labor will result in a new Create International production for the people in Southern Thailand. Our art team… Continue reading Ready! Set! Disperse!