Looking up at Buddhist flags

It was taken on my first trip to Chiang Mai, Thailand. It was also my first time inside a buddhist temple.

A group of us went to support a local church missionary who lived there. It was close to Christmas. Our boy was just a few months old I think.

I remember missing my family terribly, but also learning lots — about myself and others. I blogged about the experience some years ago.

For Becky’s January #SquareUP

7 thoughts on “Looking up at Buddhist flags

  1. I lived in the northwest of ChiangMai for several years, about 20-years back. Very peaceful “Lanna” culture in that part of the country. Many Buddhist temples, but I recall that about half-way between my home and the University I attended was a beautiful Jesuit retreat. Grown much since then.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. It was more than 10 years ago when we went. It was around Christmas time and we were supporting a local church missionary. There were also an opportunity to talk to monks about their philosophy at various temples. It was an interesting exchange. I learned a lot from them. Especially the art of listening well.

      Liked by 1 person

Comments are closed.

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

American Socialite

From Poverty to Socialite: how to live like you've always been rich.


“There is no easy way from the earth to the stars” Seneca

Erica Robbin


Lingo in Transit

Travel, Languages and Life

Sarah Collins Bookworm

Journalist, traveller, collector of hats, bookworm


Between two languages: books and other things

Jonathan Wrote This

It's turtles, all the way down.

Sweet aroma

Our lives are a Christ-like fragrance rising up to God...2 Corinthians 2:15

%d bloggers like this: