Compassion, kindness and generosity of spirit.
"East Timor Independence Day is celebrated on the 20th of May every year. This important day marks the independence won by Timor Leste from Indonesian rule in 2002.
Reposting my stories from 2013 visit as I think back to my visit with the Alma Nuns and the wonderful compassion, kindness and sense of sacred they live with everyday.
The Alma Nuns
Singing, stories and love. You could feel it in the air
Storytelling in Timor Leste
The translator and I worked seamlessly and they students kept looking from one to the other. A satisfying sigh, followed the time lapse of listening to the translation of the final sentence. Much joy for me.
I love when the chiefs hold hands as they sing welcome and our journey to Balibo.