When you wonder to yourself, what should I do, the next time you see someone in need, then take your inspiration and direction from what you read here…

I decided I would walk back to my Hotel that day, even though I had spent all day and most of my money shopping and my shoulders were aching from the weight of the bags. Flagging down a tuk-tuk would made the trip quick and easy and with the unbearable heat rising up from the sidewalk and bouncing off the city walls and radiating down from above it is a wonder I chose to walk that day but at the time I decided that I would like to wander through the alley ways and stalls and nod my head in greeting to the people of Sukhumvit Road and thats all it was at the time. But it is only in retrospect that we see the significance of seemingly small decisions such as these. We don’t realise how our preferences, no matter how small, act as the fingers and the palms and…

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  1. amandajewel says:

    Tears, tears, and more tears streaming down my face as I read this. Oh. My. Gosh. Such powerful imagery and I feel so spoiled in asking for anything for my life, in which I have so much. Wow. Thank you so much for sharing her blog, little brother. So humbling. Love you.

    • Keith Wadley says:

      I could see the whole scene as she was describing it. It was so intense for me and I almost cried, but I have been an emotional wreck lately so I held back. I have done some interaction with down and out folks before, some homeless, some drifters. I have given money, chatted, etc… but I failed to “see” them like she talks about. I love that one song about “Give me your eyes for just one second, give me your eyes so I can see, everything that I’ve been missing, give me your love for humanity. Give me your arms for the broken hearted, the ones that are far beyond my reach. Give me your heart for ones forgotten, give me your eyes so I can see.” Not sure who it is by but that is what I want. To “see” people. Their worth, value, story, etc… Not sure how to get there. Will just keep praying and trying.

      Love and hugs,

      Lil Bro

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