This morning we left for a Phnom Penh orphanage to set up a mobile clinic there for the children and some of the adults. The drive from Takeo to Phnom Penh was interesting because we got to see more rural areas before we entered the city again. The orphanage is The Summit Foundation and isContinue reading “And Off We Go…Back To Phnom Penh”
Yesterday, after a long day at the clinic, we took a bus to see our volunteers and the children at Wat Opat Children’s Community. The children were already at the gate – welcoming us with an exuberance that one can only expect from 50 something young kids. As the bus stopped, a little girl ofContinue reading “An Evening At Wat Opat”
This is a note that Ellen received today from a young girl who she had met yesterday. Ellen had commented to her how lovely her English is. Apparently she made quite the impression because the girl wrote this note for her and brought it to her when she returned for her clinic appointment today.
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 on their death beds knew this and passed with open hearts Wayne shared with us,Continue reading “Thoughts from the Wat”
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.
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 painting. Here is the the Jewelry Tree Market…All of us are happily shopping at theContinue reading “Kids jewelry tree”
Terry in the arts and crafts room showing kids how to make paper beads for necklaces and bracelets.