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Building Trust: "Your Here" and "Their There"

In my last post I mentioned a time that I lost my students’ trust.

There were several poor decisions on my part that led to this situation, but the clincher came when my students were presenting their research to the program administration. 500 more words

Relationship Building

Embracing “Otherness”: A Personal Story

Living with diversity often requires us to feel uncomfortable.

I have never been one to seek the limelight.  I was not often the center of attention among my peers growing up, and the few times I was, I felt very uncomfortable.  378 more words


What Does It Take to Achieve a Dream? A Personal Story

When I was in high school, I had a dream to live and work in another country. Through my middle and high school years, I had gone on several short-term missions trips with my church, and I was enamored with the Hispanic culture. 234 more words


Family recipes 1: Osso Bucco

My aunt’s Osso bucco is to die for, ever since I was little I looked up to her cooking skills and any of my 2 aunts I stayed with I always gained a kg from eating much more then back at home. 405 more words

A Personal Story

Point+Shoot: Cooking on a Rainy day and eating it all the day after

Saturday morning we were really stuck for ideas on what to do as it was raining a lot and we still weren’t in our own house. 156 more words

Point Shoot

100 words the toddler needed to survive in Belgium

Language learning seems to be easy for the little one, she picks it up so quickly, it amazes me and fill me with joy everyday. We are currently staying at relatives where we speak a mix of French and Flemish so I assume it would be quite confusing. 701 more words

A Personal Story