Daily Flow

It was hot. But what else was new? Sukhothai’s “winter” had drifted seamlessly into summer having no mercy on the unsuspecting farang still not quite adapted to the intense, year-round tropical climate. On that day, the threat of chaos felt particularly high, likely as a result of the mounting pressure to equip a houseful of … Read more

When the big picture is made up of Small moments

A month and a half of silence here on the blog. That’s not indicative of nothing happening, it’s more a sign that my mind just can’t wrap itself around how to put it all into words. The truth is, I’ll never be able to. God is so much bigger than my mind can grasp. I’m … Read more

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A continual Humbling

We are so afraid of each other. And I can’t, for the life of me, figure out why. It makes no sense. Since moving to Sukhothai we’ve been meeting with a group of believers who hold to a few doctrines we understand differently. Who hold sacred a day of the week on which our family … Read more

Gaining Traction

We sat down this week and made a rough sketch of a schedule. It was painful. 😣I thrive on routine but I’m just rebellious enough to balk at anything more than that. The loose approach to planning our days wasn’t working, however. It was beginning to be a lot like having a place for everything … Read more

A little Calm

It’s almost hard for me to believe this, but yesterday wasn’t quite so exhausting. And almost miraculously, today has been … dare I say it? … calm. Wind and Sky (Huun and Waat’s self-determined nicknames) are legally required to attend school. So while we still homeschool the rest, those two are at school Monday through … Read more