God and a Burger Bar

I didn’t want to move, no matter what my mum and dad said!

Sometimes living in Asia can be hard. Especially when God tells my mum and dad what he wants them to do and I don’t want to do it. This is what happened when my parents believed that God was saying our family should move to another town.

I really did not want to move there. So I asked God for something to prove to me we should move. I told God I did not want to go unless there was a burger bar (never seen in this country) and something I liked, like football or Dr Who. I didn’t think God could answer that.

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Creepy Crawlies

I am frightened of creepy-crawlies. Where we lived, in Northern Cambodia, there were all sorts of creepy crawlies. Lots of times I found insects in the bathroom. It wasn’t even an outside bathroom, mind you. It was inside. I didn’t dare to go in there for quite some time!

There were all sorts of bugs. There were huge rhinoceros beetles that could cling to you with their sharp pincers. There were little insects that flew around after rain, and dropped their wings everywhere. There were also huge grasshoppers, and praying mantises.

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