Making Judgments: Hurtful or Helpful?

For the past few months, I’ve been practicing non-judgment. It’s alarming to witness just how easily judgment slips into our thoughts and conversations… What someone eats, why they didn’t call, who they spend their time with, why someone is wrong and we are right, why someone writes the blog they do, among many other things. 377 more words

My 'A' Game

Ping Pong Patong

Last day in Bangkok-

I could almost picture myself living here, never finding a moment to be bored. It’s like I can feel the city moving below my feet, never stopping for a second. 765 more words


Welcome to Bangkok

Day 1 in Bangkok-
Wasn’t easy at first, but easy to get the hang of.

It was about a 1/2 mile walk to the Sky Train from our hotel inSuan Luang, and about an hour ride from there, including transfers between rail-links, and we finally found ourselves in the middle of Bangkok. 861 more words


No Pessimism

Today’s Readings Job 30:26, 14:18-19, Lamentations 3:16-18
Is our world getting better or worse? What do you think? Some say they simply observe what is happening every day to see if the world is improving or worsening. 205 more words

Daily Message

Arriving Alive

I don’t know if it was sleep deprivation, my nerves, or the questionable airplane food, but by the time Rowan and I landed in Singapore, I was extremely sick, and we had a 9 hour layover to push through, in what was supposed to be most exciting Airport. 516 more words


The Big Why

Everyone asks, “Why?” Im never really sure what to say. Why? Why am I traveling? Why did I choose Thailand? Why am I not investing in a career, yet? 423 more words


Red hot wrenches

You know that immense satisfaction of rolling up the sleeves and repairing something with your own hands, with your own tools and without someone hovering over your shoulder pointing out ‘You shouldn’t do it that way!’? 1,105 more words