Monday, July 27, 2009

Story Time~

Sujan with the kids! They love him!

Each night I read a story to the kids in the village on the porch of the hotel. They begin to look for me somewhere around 6:00 p.m. and if I have not appeared with book in hand within the hour, they begin to ask the staff where I am!

They sit down quietly as I attempt to read them a story... They love to "repeat" the sentences immediately after I read them and I go with it...hard to keep continuity at times, but I think this is how they are read to in school and perhaps it does help them learn how to pronounce the words and sentences. Regardless, they enjoy it immensely and so do I.

One of the staff members, Sujan, is a natural born teacher and he jumps right in to help facilitate and works with the kids so nicely. He clearly loves kids and it makes me smile when I see him with them! The other day we brought out a stack of books after the story and it was like reading frenzy!!!! Hilarious~ kids and books were everywhere...the village people just looked at us all like we were a bit odd... I just smile and say, "Namaste!" :)

they are getting used to me....


  1. That is the sweetest story about you & Sujan reading to the children!! I love it. I love the pictures, too.

    Love, Casey

  2. Hi Heather,

    So glad to hear what you have been doing. I have been out of town so haven't checked your blog lately. It sounds like you are making wonderful progress. You are an amazing person Heather. May peace be with you. Blessings, Robin

  3. What a fantastic picture. This has obviously become such a huge part of their day..... and undoubtedly yours.

    many, many hugs.

  4. Ahhhhhhh, I wanna attend story time, me me me me,lol.

    Great to hear you are becoming part of the furniture Heather. Wonderful story :)

  5. Very cool my friend!How rewarding to have the children waiting for you to read to them every evening! You're surrounded by love even at the other end of the world! Keep up the great work! :o)