Posts made in September, 2013

Freedom

»Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Thailand Mission Trip | Comments Off

What do you think of when you hear the word “freedom?” Does it inspire patriotic thoughts? Does it remind you of a war you fought in? Do you think of your family? Does it remind you of a song, movie or book? Or something completely different? When I hear “freedom” I can’t help but think of the colors red, white, and blue. That used to be all I thought of when I heard the word. However, now I think of more. I think of women, girls, lots and lots of them, in Thailand and elsewhere. I think of what Bangkok looks like after dark, I hear the sounds and see the flashing lights. I smell the variety of smells, and feel the bodies bumping against me as I make my way down the crowded street and try not to lose my group. I open my eyes and...

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