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Day 4, India Summer 2012 – St. Thomas’ Mount


The following is excerpts from my journal from my most recent trip to see the girls of STEPS Home in India. 

July 26 –

We got up this morning and had time to play with girls since they didn’t have school today. Then mid-morning, Isaac took a few of us to the office send an email to our families, and to exchange our dollars to rupees.

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India, Days 9 & 10 – The Last Days


These thoughts are excerpts from my journal from my trip to India: 

December 9

I can’t believe it is the last day. The time went by too fast. Tara & one of the ladies from the office took us to Saint Thomas’ Mount. Tradition says that the apostle Thomas was praying up on the mount when a mob found him and stoned him. A monument and a catholic church have been built there. From the top of the hill, there was a fabulous view of the city from every angle; I can see why Thomas would have been up there praying.

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