Monthly Archives: February 2013

Thoughts from the Wat

There comes a time in life when we can no longer hold back. We must open the flood gates and no longer hide from what is. A child will lead us the to the present moment…. The children who were … Continue reading

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In Meditation

6:45pm every evening all 60 of the children of Wat Opot come together from the youngest to the oldest to meditate. No spiritual practice is pushed on them they are allowed to find their own path.

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Wat Opot – Living with HIV/AIDS

A few nights ago, Wayne set up a big screen along with a projector and shared a few videos about Wat Opot and the face of HIV/AIDS in Cambodia. If we take away one thing, it will be how normal … Continue reading

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Kids jewelry tree

The children have fun making jewelry and then it’s sold to people visiting the Orphanage. They make 10% and can build up a little savings. They even make bamboo bracelets cutting the bamboo to sanding, varnishing, cutting holes and then … Continue reading

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Terri paper beads arts and crafts

Terry in the arts and crafts room showing kids how to make paper beads for necklaces and bracelets.

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The children’s story

Bonnie is with the children who were open to tell the story of their life before before the orphanage and to draw a picture. Her intention is to create a book and the funds come back to Wat Opot.

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Wat Opot – No Internet, No Worries

Sorry for the silence! As I know you were informed, the internet at Wat Opot went out shortly before we arrived. It has made it hard to contact our loved ones or post to the blog, but a treat for … Continue reading

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