Did You Do Your Homework?
In the midst of all the required teacher feedback and correction, there are thought-provoking surprises; those reminders that there’s always so much more going on than pronunciation or grammar.
A Faith without Borders
To a Japanese professor with Chinese scholars, a Chinese businesswoman with a German officemate, a teacher’s aide, a group of musicians, a retired neighbor and so many others, “Thank you, for helping me have a faith without borders.”
Faith. Hope. Love.
For many years I had a scroll hanging on my wall with the Chinese characters for faith, hope, and love. If the Biblical admonition to be salt and light includes our home decorations, well, this little piece of parchment was salty indeed.
The Slippery Slope of English Teaching
Teaching English in China—does it isolate you or open doors into the community and culture?
If You Sell and I Give Away—Can We Still Be Friends?
Sell, sort, ship, give away, or leave by the curb? What do we do with our stuff when it is time to move?