Stop, Police.

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you ...

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Ava’s Puakmacks

Technically, the Khmer transliteration is puakmack Ava, meaning “Ava’s friend(s)”. Once a week, Ava and I go to a playgroup with other expat moms and kids. This has been such a sweet blessing–to connect with other women in a similar situation. It’s been a source of advice, information, encouragement, and just plain fun. The women ...

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Our First Thanksgiving

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends, enjoying a bountiful array of delicious food while reflecting with gratitude on life’s many blessings, and ultimately, the Source of those blessings. It is an American holiday, originating from the 1621 joint harvest celebration of the Pilgrims, settlers of Plymouth, Massachusetts, and the Wampanoag ...

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Nate’s Birthday

Twenty-eight years ago, Nate was born on Thanksgiving day (at 12pm–just in time for turkey!). This year, his birthday once again fell on the holiday (November 25th). We celebrated by going to our favorite breakfast place, the Shop Too (where we had gone for my birthday as well). We enjoyed a leisurely, yummy breakfast, followed ...

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