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central asia

E’s Update: News of the Good Variety

Hope everyone is doing well and had a wonderful end to summer. Got some good news to pass on to you: /////1 September 11, 2010 was peaceful in this town. We are really grateful to everyone who communicated peace and love in this contentious time rather than vengeance and division—including our neighbors here, many of whom didn’t even verbally condemn […]

E’s Update: Hajji Help

Hello! I’m doing well, just beat two rounds of watery illness. Feels good to be able to confidently walk away from the restroom. There’s a special society here called ICIMPIA that I am happy not to have joined (I Crapped In My Pants In …). In more serious news, you may have heard of the recent killings of some foreign […]

E’s Update: 1st 24 Hours & Success Story

The following update captures E’s first 24 hours there. Well I got into my new home city yesterday and have so far been here for about 24 hours. Since then I’ve … bought a bicycle (Japanese step-through single-speed with a front basket, rear rack, bell, dynamo light and rear drum brake) bought slip-on sandals bought 8m of fabric, then brought […]

E’s Departure Letter 7.21.10

Dear Vox, [NOTE: As you read this I am on the plane jamming some peaceful tunes and finally resting between a long and arduous few weeks and a longer and more arduous couple years. Please pray that I will be able to soak in the eye of the storm so I can be totally open and loving when I set […]