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MY HANOI HOSTS

My hosts in Vietnam were the Reverend Jacob Vu aka Pastor Thai and his wife, Rebecca Pham, principal of the ABBA English Centre school, rcently known as the Abba International Academy.  After the end of the Vietnam War, at Rebcca's insistence the family, including...

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DOGS

24 SEPTEMBER 2018DOGSI HAVE RARELY SEEN DOGS IN VIETNAM, MAYBE BECAUSE PEOPLE HERE STILL EAT DOG MEAT. THE GOVERNMENT IS TRYING TO OUTLAW THIS PRACTICE AND SEVERAL MUNICIPALITIES HAVE BANNED IT, BUT STILL, THE ONLY CANINES I HAVE SEEN ARE SMALL PETS, USUALLY ON A...

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A Realization About Giving

A Realization About Giving

The other night, my thoughts about Giving were rocked. We have been studying spiritual giftings and the one for this week was giving. Growing up in Christian subculture in America, I have a very specific view of giving. The first thing to come to mind was...

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DRAGON DANCE

Remember, you may click on a photo to enlarge it.  The drummer and cymbal player, the head, attaching the skirt, the final product.15 SeptemberEvery night now for several weeks there has been a lot of drumming in the park across from the hotel, usually beginning...

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