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Orissa: photographs (Dhaulagiri and Bhubaneswor)

These are more photographs from Orissa, specifically from Dhaulagiri and Bhubaneshwor Advertisements

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Koetchapari Lake

August 2010 Jon and I relatively quickly took our leave from Pelling, taking another jeep a couple of hours to Koetchapari Lake.  We had had a friend on our study abroad trip who had done her Independent Study Project here, … Continue reading

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Kalimpong Homecoming (and Pedong)

8August, 2010 I am in Kalimpong currently.  Jon and I had a visit with our host families.  Interesting, and in some ways more challenging than I expected.  So good to be back, of course.  My aamaa said it was like … Continue reading

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Leaving Kathmandu again

July, 2010 Dear Mum and Dad, I’m sitting in a little cyber cafe in Thamel with a day full of social engagements to make.  Jon’s pawing through a little bookshop close by, but I was feeling a little worn out … Continue reading

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a quiet moment in Kathmandu….

July 9, 2010 …Sort of.  Though there have been plenty of those these past days, busy though they are.  Jon and I are meditating regularly in the mornings, which feels wonderful.  And I am about to embark on a Vipassana … Continue reading

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The Land of Ladyslippers

In June of 2010, Jonathan our friend Alden and I took a backpacking trip in the White Mountains.  I don’t have anything written about it, but it was a most delightful trip – the White Mountains are one of my … Continue reading

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Ministry as Collage

Thandiwe Gobledale Spring 2010 Ministry: A Collage Ministry.  What is it?  How do we do it?  Ministry, as I understand it, can be done anywhere by anyone.  As I think of ministry for myself, I cannot extricate my idea of … Continue reading

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Interior friends

Winter in Chicago Dear Shawnrey, I have but a paper between me and the end of this quarter. A few hours. 12. Perhaps 15. It could be as long as 19 I guess. The sooner i finish the sooner I’m … Continue reading

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almost thanksgiving

November 23, 2009 Hi! I finished up my spiritual autobiography yesterday.  It’s done, I think. I called up my folks and read it to them, and the first part got my mom crying (I tell it from her perspective).  Ah … Continue reading

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My spiritual journey

Thandiwe AmyHelen Gobledale November 24, 2009 Chapter: Why I’m Here and What I Bring Nkosi sikelel’ iAfrica Maluphakanyis’ udumolwayo Izwa imithandazo yethu Nkosi sikelela thina usapholwayo I remember watching you, you would have been all of five and a half … Continue reading

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