Tag Archives: Cambodia

What’s for Breakfast?

Tevvy squatted down at the front door, one hand shielding her eyes, and looked down the river. Swatting a mosquito from her arm, she squinted her eyes even tighter, as if that would improve her ability to see farther. No … Continue reading

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I Lost All Track of Time

I recently took an online writing course called Awareness to Creativity, offered by my daughter, Laura. She asked me to take the BETA version of the course, to get feedback and fine tune it for future students. One of the … Continue reading

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Jasmine Finds Hope

I will be returning to Cambodia in January, to work alongside my church mission team with children who have been rescued from human trafficking and slavery. (See posts during October/November 2014) I am writing stories for the children in the … Continue reading

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Garbage Day – A Story of Cambodia – #3

We make our way to a neighborhood restaurant, stepping carefully through the muddy streets. A small girl, holding a basket of handmade bracelets under one arm, leans against a pole and watches our street-side table intently. She stares at me, brown … Continue reading

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I Fell In Love in Cambodia

I fell in love in Cambodia. I fell hard and fast, and I can’t get him out of my mind! Actually, I fell in love with about 150 of them, but this little one high-fived himself into my heart, and … Continue reading

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Unbroken Chain

We knew we would be blessed by them. That’s what everyone told us when we departed fourteen days ago. The big question was, how would we be a blessing to them? How could a team of eleven Americans bless 150 … Continue reading

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Pink Fog

A magical walk through the pink fog this morning, led me to another realization of how truly fortunate I am, and to pause and wonder about those we will serve in Cambodia. As we climbed up the 800-something steps of … Continue reading

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Excuse Me, Do You Have the Time?

I woke up to the 6:00 am alarm with a grunt and laid there for a few moments, contemplating the day. I had an appointment at 10:00 am. I made a mental note: four hours until appointment — check! As … Continue reading

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Why Am I Going?

I am preparing to leave on a mission trip to Cambodia in November. Our team of 13 people will work with Agape International in their fight against sex trafficking of little girls. In preparation for this trip we have been … Continue reading

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