Blessings flow even in war, he said. So, some thought before, “We’re safe.” They marched on, explored, made haste, forgot, Not caring disdain comes back to haunt. (Prompt by SEAProWriMo 11-day poetry challenge. Inspired by Deuteronomy 33.)
SewerNot dull sewer today, eitherPermeating sewerInfested my nostrils as I stepped out the doorLaundry soapFresh. Woodzy. Bushezzz. Alllll the way down the soiBoom! Khao man gai around the corner That’s boiled chicken with riceAnd it smells even better than it tastesCow. Man. Guy.Funny how words can smell, tooSometimes better than ... whewWhatever that wasFollowed by… Continue reading Smells of Bangkok
Greetings and welcome to 2019! I hope your 2019 kicked off with a bang! We have hit the ground running, continuing some ongoing projects and heading into several new ones. Ministry updates Jaynee just returned from a four-day missions trip to Takuapa, in southern Thailand. A small group went to this rural village to tell… Continue reading New things for 2019
Greetings from Bangkok, Thailand, and from the newly-certified graduate of the Teaching English as a Foreign Language program! I spent most of February studying and practice teaching in a TEFL course, from which I graduated on February 27. I have been wanting to take the course for so many years, but time and finances and… Continue reading Certifiable!
REPORTING FOR DUTY: New office, new city, new ministries. Bangkok. Wow, it’s different. Chiang Mai was a “small” city of three million people, or at least that’s how I came to view it after living there for nearly three years. Bangkok. Not so much. Everything you read about Bangkok is true. It’s big. It’s busy.… Continue reading Braving Bangkok: Reporting for Duty