Thwa dau mal means “we are leaving”. In Burmese font it looks like this: သြာေတာ့မယ္။
I titled this post with those words because in a few short hours we’ll be boarding our plane and jetting across the Pacific once more to see our friends in Myanmar. It’s pretty unbelievable, but this is my 11th trip to Myanmar. Over the years I’ve been blessed to have a front row seat to an amazing friendship between our community here in America and various communities in Myanmar. This friendship has provided food for orphans, donated medical resources, given toys for the kids, contributed computers and technology, and offered encouragement and hope to churches, families, widows, prisoners and more.
This year’s trip will continue the story. We will be donating more resources including a new computer, offering more encouragement to churches and communities including a visit to a prison, spending more time with our friends at the orphanage, and continuing the process of getting our friend Phyu Phyu Win into college.
Before we head out I just wanted to say thank you. None of this would be possible if it were not for the unbelievable outpouring of generosity and support that we have received from friends and family. Your support is changing peoples lives. Jezu din Baday, Thank you.