Babysitting

I had to tell you about something you probably thought I would never do… babysit. True true, I do like these crazy kids at New Life Orphanage and really enjoy being around them.  But if you know me well you know I’ve only babysat for one child (that I can remember) and that was last […]

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Shout it from the rooftop!

I want to shout this from the rooftops! I want to sing the praises of a great and merciful God who blesses me all the time.  And that he uses other, unsuspecting people to do so.  Even when we can’t communicate. Let me tell you about my Friday. But first, let me briefly tell you a […]

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Prayers… (Updated)

Just wanted to follow up with the prayer requests since I’ve been to the orphanage. Paly is doing great… saw him yesterday and he is up walking around, playing, and being a kid again!  Very nice to see. Vay is still stuck in her bed and probably will be for a few more weeks, so […]

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Kabiki

One thing I really do miss in Atlanta is sitting out by the pool with friends.  Its always such a great place to hang out, relax, and catch up with each other.  Although its very hot here, there aren’t a lot of any apartments with pools. But, there are hotels… and so I found out its […]

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God answers prayers

Let me preface this by saying don’t let me fool you, I am not always smart.  Numbers aren’t my thing, I do IT work but feel like I have to tell people ‘I don’t know’ more than I actually answer their questions, and I am very scatter-brained with a tendency to forget things everywhere. My mom has had […]

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What I Am Learning (Part 2)

Well, another month is down and its just insane how much I’m learning.  I thought I needed to have another good list written down of some of the new things I’ve learned in the past month: I can’t take on all of the issues of my friends who are around me.  But I can pray […]

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Khmer Vocabulary – Tuk Tuk Edition

So, you want to ride on a tuk tuk, eh?  Well, remember from this post that you must know how to get to where you want to go.  And, there are a few phrases that may be very beneficial for securing your ride. “toe-oo” – go “som knhom jung toe-oo…” – I would like to go…. literally translated means […]

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Frozen Yogurt

For breakfast most days I like to have one of two things: eggs with toast and/or vegetable yogurt with muesli and fruit A few weeks ago, Kristi, my roommate, and I were heavily questioning why anyone would freeze yogurt.  I mean, just eat ice cream.  Right?!?!?! Well, I went to another teacher’s house the other week, […]

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More from the Youth Conference

If you remember this post I thought you may want to see more.   Here are some pictures from the youth conference that were on my iPod. I’m not quite sure who all the kids are but people who have been to Battambang or Banteay Meanchey may know them… Hope you enjoy!

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