Reflections

A Train Ride Away

The train station in Lopburi, Thailand was always the best place to play. It was an outdoor station, so when you waited for the train, you could look left or right and see the horizon where the train would suddenly appear. It wasn’t uncommon for us to be at the train station.  We would take… Continue reading A Train Ride Away

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Reflections

Don’t Take My Word For It

Welcome back readers! I was reviewing my blog stats today, and I'm excited to report that this blog has been viewed in 16 countries! That includes Pakistan, Albania, Korea, Thailand, Switzerland, and Greece, among many others.  On that note, I'd like to say that I would love to hear from you, wherever you are!  What's… Continue reading Don’t Take My Word For It

Reflections

The Ambiguous Identity

From what I have read and heard from other TCKs, one of the greatest struggles in growing up among so many different cultures is trying to decipher identity.  I am learning in my classes at school (multicultural diversity and conflict transformation) that people don’t like ambiguity.  Humans are incredibly good at categorizing.  We can’t simply observe… Continue reading The Ambiguous Identity

Reflections

Life above dreams

Can you name the speaker?  Albus Percivel Wolfric Brian Dumbledore.  Otherwise known as... that old guy from Harry Potter.  One more thing you'll learn about me is that I LOVE Harry Potter.  I know there are ethical issues with it among the Christian world, but to me, it's a great story with some powerful lessons… Continue reading Life above dreams