For the first time in forever, spending Christmas away from home. I made one of the best decisions in my life to go to this place. And this is so far the best Christmas experience I have! Overwhelmed with the goodness and warmth of the people, the incredible encounters and experiences. I am thankful for… Continue reading Luwuk Banggai, Central Sulawesi, Christmas break 2015
The first unexpected journey to the other part of the island where I am residing now. It’s 7 hours away from Palopo and is located in a neighboring province. Lots of new things I experienced, from hair washing in a river and bathing in an emergency bathroom. I met lovely and precious people as well! What… Continue reading Batuputih, Southeast Sulawesi, October 2015
Third year. Third grade. It’s me and my 37 kids. *cheers!* It’s gonna be a whole new experience. There are gonna be lots of fun and challenges as well. One thing for sure, we’re gonna learn together this year… and God’s gonna be with us along the way. So, bring it on! We’re ready for… Continue reading The beginning of the third year.
Easier said than done. Too many times our days are nothing but grooves without meaning. We see the same things all over again that we actually have lost their meanings. But to find joy in the ordinary is to take time enjoying every moment, every single thing we are to do. To find joy… Continue reading What do you see?
I am a little dreamer Flying up my thoughts as high as a skyscraper I have nothing but the ability to say a little prayer In the big God I surrender I will do my best and will not grow weaker I will not falter Never. .superriska. photo taken from here
Count your many blessings, name them one by one, And it will surprise you what the Lord hath done. March 10, 2013 to March 10, 2014. One year, millions of surprises. Places I never thought I could ever go, people I never thought I would ever be friends with, things I never thought I would… Continue reading March 10, 2013 – March 10, 2014: Counting my blessings.
Some days, there won’t be a song in your heart, sing anyway. — Emory Austin There are times in life that busyness is too overwhelming That you can’t even hear the birds sing in the early morning There are those days when you just can’t see the silver lining When things are no more than grooves… Continue reading One of those days.
A teacher. One occupation, many job descriptions. A teacher takes care of the teaching and all administration stuff, gives counseling for students who need it, and also, of course, decorates the classroom. For the last job description, you just don’t need to ask me to do stuff like this, I will do it voluntarily, wholeheartedly,… Continue reading Welcoming Christmas season: Classroom decoration.
Sunday morning rain is falling. Marking the coming of the last month in the year. The scent of the wet ground, the sprinkles of the fresh downpour on the glassy window, the coolness of the morning breeze, all wet, all fresh. December is coming and the nature parties. This is the time for all the… Continue reading Happy December!