|Chapel flowers during Mid Autumn Harvest Moon Week.|
Wayne and I are back in the saddle at LTS Hong Kong, and my jet-lag is totally, finally over (only two weeks later :) So we're back in Hong Kong where --
--we have daily chapel:
--where I, Christa, at the advanced age of.... oh never mind, let's just say at my advanced age, I have just been accepted into the Doctorate of Ministry program at LTS (part time student, my goal is to graduate before I turn sixty :)
and am taking a course in Diakonia:
|snapshot of my class - two Mainland Chinese students (for whom Mandarin translation|
is provided) two from Hong Kong, one American (me!), one from Myanmar, one from
Nepal, one from Cambodia. Talk about diversity!
|and one very cool teacher, with years of theological/practical diaconal experience in Hong Kong and Norway|
(one of the best teachers I've had, and I've had some good ones)
there's THIS, discovered and filmed on our way home from seminary last week:
(My Hong Kong friends assure me that the snakes will soon be in winter hibernation. This Red-necked Keelback snake seems to have a mouse in its belly, if you look closely.)
|Happy Mid-Autumn Harvest Moon Festival Everybody!|
It's great to be back!
Praise the Lord from the heavens;
...Praise him, sun and moon;
Praise the Lord from the earth,
wild animals and ... creeping things...
Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for his name alone is exalted;
his splendor is above the earth and the heavens.