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Monthly Archive for February, 2013

This is the day that God has made

I read this today and wanted to share it. ‘This is the day that God has made’ psalm 118 Really-this day? The one with wars and poverty and divorce and addiction and betrayal? This one? Yes, this one. This one because there’s a difference between analysis and awareness. Analysis pulls things apart, looks for cracks […]

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The past 6 weeks…

Hard to believe at times I’ve been here 6 weeks already, the craziness of Bangladesh feels normal now. I laugh all the time about things. For example, the other day I saw a cow strolling down a main busy street and it wasn’t with any one. Where did it come from? I was laughing and […]

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New friends and adventures

It’s been an exciting and eventful week! There’s been so much going on I had a hard time thinking about where to start…. Last Sunday, I met 3 women from Boston that I got connected with through my friend Troy. Sandra, Susan, and Molly started work here in 2011. They are cosmetologist and salon owners […]

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A little history…

I’ve been learning a lot about the history of Bangladesh… 1. They had to fight for their language in 1952. In 1948, the Pakistani government ordained Urdu to be the national language. East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) was made up of mostly Bengali people. On February 21, 1952, students and political activists protested. After years of […]

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Bangladesh barbering

I was on a rickshaw and went past this man cutting someone’s hair and took a picture as quickly as I could, I had to share! ┬áThere are people working all over in the smallest of places. And under them is an open sewer line! However they can make a living….

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