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Right “Lively” Hood

I just left Nepal after being there for the past 6 weeks and I am feeling full of life and vibrancy. I’ve been reading the “Thank You” and “Safe Journey” letters I received from the kids at the orphanage and I stop after each few, partly because they bring me to tears with the love […]

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love nepal

Inexplicable Sweetness

It’s 3:30pm, and one by one the children from my Khan Academy math class start entering the room. It is difficult to express how sweet it feels when little Gita, or one of the other children pauses before entering, asking, “May I come in, brother?” “Of course you can, sweetheart” I reply, “You never have […]

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growth nepal

Departing Nepal and Further Orphanage Connection

  I’ve departed Nepal, but not without already feeling like my life may have been permanently altered. I have loved Nepal. So much more to learn and explore here. Volunteering at the orphanage in Pokhara was great and my heart was very touched by the direct connection I was able to have with the kids.  […]

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Finishing the Trek and Farewell to the Orphanage

I’ll spare you the details of the trek. I tried writing about it and I guess I’m just not excited much by a travelogue. The trek was enjoyable though and the highlights were waking up to breathtaking views of the Anapurna mountain range and meeting some village folk, sharing a smile and a laugh, and […]

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nepal

Retraction from Previous Orphanage Post

I feel as if I want to issue a retraction of sorts on that last post that I made. I’ve been feeling like something wasn’t quite right about it. I believe I’m right, or least in the ballpark when it comes to the general underbelly of the orphanage system here in Nepal. Where I think […]