Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness…. Broad, wholesome, charitable views …cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime ~ Mark Twain
CAMBODIA JOURNAL: DAY 5 CONTINUED
After the service in the temple, the crowd of us walked with solar flashlights to the low wall in front of what had once been the hospice center. We grownups sat on the wall, all of us waiting for the generator to bring two hours of light. I couldn’t help thinking of the summers when we lived at Teec Nos Pos. There the generator at the BIA school came on for two hours, also in the evenings as darkness descended.
Under a large spreading tree at Wat Opot, children climbed and crawled over us, hugging, sometimes clinging tight with what felt like desperation, other times simply Read More