Monthly Archives: January 2011

Valentine’s Day 2007

It’s now February 17th, a few days after Valentine’s Day, and I’m opting to do internet (and view my own and other people’s facebook photos and profiles) instead of watching a movie as I babysit for Joanna and Rachel Daley, … Continue reading

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Challenges: January, 2007

January, 2007 Hi!  Happy New Year!  It’s been a while since I’ve actually sat down and written an email like this one.   It’s not so much that nothing has been happening as it is that so much has been happening, I don’t know … Continue reading

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December 2006 missionary letter

Letter from Thandiwe MBKG Pannai (Family Village Farm), India December, 2006 “When the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between me and all living beings on earth.  That is the sign of … Continue reading

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First Missionary Letter: October 2006

My first “missionary letter”: As a Global Ministries Mission Intern, I wrote missionary letters about once a month to reflect theologically on my time at MBKG Pannai and to give people in the United States a window into my life … Continue reading

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Remembering Madhan Kumar: No child should die of measles

I wrote this post as a missionary letter for Easter, 2007, but this event actually took place around Christmas, 2006. “For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, and … Continue reading

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Musings

January 13, 2007 I am realizing that really, the most important thing that I can do at Pannai is to love the kids and to make sure they know that I love them.  I think this is what is missing … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces of My Life: December, 2006

21 December, 2006 Hello to everyone and happy December.  I’m happy it’s December and cool enough to be really comfortable in jeans and even a long-sleeve shirt.   Grin. I’ve been thinking a lot about being in India and some of the things I do and … Continue reading

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Transportation, Romanticism and Criticism, November 2006

November 5, Dear all, Today, as I often do, I took the bus home and was just struck, as I often am on the bus or simply out on the roads, by India.  Imagine that.  Struck by India.  Well, first of all, let me say … Continue reading

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Child Sponsorship

Here is a piece that I wrote about Child Sponsorship and the difference that it made to people at MBKG Pannai where I lived and worked. Amitha* was born on June 8 2000 to Monika who has two other children. … Continue reading

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Looking Back

I thought that the way to start this blog would be as a way of looking back. I have been sending out mass emails about my life and travels since my study abroad experience in Kalimpong, India in the spring … Continue reading

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