Weekend With Mo

my little sister, mo, is here to visit. it was an unplanned trip for both of us. mom saw that i was sick. so she sent mo to be my nurse and friend. praise the Lord. it was the right timing because she is having a month break from her internship. ūüôā

we have been doing a lot of fun things together. yesterday, we went to the nimmanhemin¬†road, a spot for restaurants, art galleries and book stores. we spent some good time browsing the book store and having a cold glass of peach ice tea. mmmm. it was really good for a hot afternoon. then we decided to¬†do a window-shopping although at the end i¬†realized that it was not the best idea for a still sick person like me. trudging in the heat made me really exhausted when i¬†sat down at the “salad concept” restaurant. if you come to chiang-mai, do visit and enjoy your low-carb and fresh meal here. there is a variety of vegetables, meat (salmon, roast beef¬†and¬†chicken breast), other side dishes (cheese, croutons, potato salad, tofu, etc.) and salad dressings for you to pick. it was a huge serving but i gulped them all down. really tasty.

today has been more laid-back. we decided to stay in for the whole day and did the long-awaited housework that i had pushed off for a long time since i got sick. mo helped me with laundry, getting my bike fixed, buying me lunch and purchasing a light bulb for my bathroom (i had showered in the dark for almost 2 months. pathetic, i know). i was not allowed to leave the room. so i did what i could, which was including tidying up our bed and mattress, sweeping and mopping the floor and hand-washing some of our clothes.

in the evening, i¬†took mo to the church music practice. amazing time. i¬†have developed my reading skill so much that it is even surprising to me. and this past week, i¬†was not able to go to the mid-week prayer meeting. so it was wonderful to see all the familiar faces again. i¬†think i am addicted to…this God-given place and people. can we be addicted to church? wow. having mo by my side made me even more comfortable around my new friends too.

anyway, tomorrow i am going to sing the special song during youth group. i am still a bit worried about my voice. i have been  coughing a lot these past 2 days. but i know that it will work out well and that what i will perform will be pleasing to His ear.

so thank you for your prayer and encouragement. i am off now to watch “knowing”.


About Mink Gough

"No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined the things that God has prepared for those who love him." 1 Corinthians 2:9 View all posts by Mink Gough

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