Week 5: seeing

Years ago, during a night in the city of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, I had an ever so small encounter that, for whatever unknown reason, has left a lasting emotional impact.  I meandered through a crowded night bazaar with sidewalk shops and stands, enjoying the evening and people watching (as I always did without… Read More Week 5: seeing

Awareness

The best way for me to shed light on my current journey in this season is to allow it to be seen in fragments. Often, any clarity on my thoughts, struggles, growth, and weaknesses come to me in such a way – fragmented. I become aware of my heart in stages, and as pieces they… Read More Awareness

Commitment

Merry Christmas and happy holidays from Thailand! This week has been a breath of fresh air, as there are midterm exams at school and there has been little to do, with early days all week. Many days as of late (before this week), I have found myself weary, tired and exhausted. Speaking over the noise with… Read More Commitment

Phayao

As we head north on a VIP bus, out of my window I can finally see the stars, perhaps for the first time since I’ve left home. Or it’s only now I’ve been still enough to notice them. I have a spark of excitement and anticipation. The quarter moon hangs low over the horizon, a… Read More Phayao

Onward

I am currently at my school placement in Muang Phayao, in the north of Thailand. Due to a busy and somewhat overwhelming first week here, the following is only concerning my time in Hua Hin, before leaving for my school placement. I will have a more current update with photos as soon as I can… Read More Onward

On Letting Go

In less than a week (on October 14), I fly to Phuket, Thailand. My “letting go” is so near complete. What have I learned? That I don’t have to be timid in speaking about myself, where I’m going, or what I’m doing. That I don’t have to make myself (or what I’m doing) small, or explain… Read More On Letting Go