Author: robinwhite

Only Walls Remain (Photo of the Week)

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Photo of the Week: Mountains

It’s no secret I’m in love with the mountains of Japan. Looking at this, how could anyone wonder why? (Taken from atop mount Sengatake in Mie prefecture, January 2016.)  

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Prayer Letter for May 2017

Hi everyone, I’ll keep it short this month since I just sent out a full newsletter a couple weeks ago. If you missed that, please follow the link below to check it out: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_HFtReSrjVRREZ0MExiZ2tNcjg This is a holiday week in

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Photo of the Week: Samura & Sakura

A samurai statue under the shade of a Sakura (cherry blossom) tree. April 2017. This week’s photo is a bit of a change, as it was shot analogue, not digital, using my Holga toy camera. I like the unpredictability and

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Photo of the Week — Nagoya Castle Sakura

If you saw my recent newsletter, you’ll recognize this photo. Taken earlier this month, this is what Nagoya Castle looks like during the short-lived cherry blossom season. Lovely, isn’t it?

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Sumo Surprise! (Photo of the Week)

Last summer, I went with a student and another guy to see some sumo wrestlers training together outside a local temple where they were staying. These were lower-ranking guys, but still pretty powerful, and interesting to watch up close. What’s

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Spring Newsletter

Hi everyone, Spring has come, which means it’s time for another one of my almost-quarterly JapanLog Newsletters. Please follow the link below to read and/or download: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_HFtReSrjVRREZ0MExiZ2tNcjg Thanks, – Robin

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Photo of the Week — Osaka-Sayama

If I were more on-the-ball, these weekly photos would be more topical or seasonal. Maybe someday. In the meantime, here’s a random photo from May 2015, taken in my Japan “hometown,” Sayama City in Osaka prefecture. Way back in 2002,

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Photo of the Week — Achechi Sation

This photo was taken Ena, Gifu, back in November 2015. More specifically, it’s Achechi Station, where this little, old-fashioned one-car train still comes and goes. That’s my friend Makiko waiting for departure time.

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Spring Has Sprung (April Prayer Letter)

Hi everyone, This month’s photo is of our Global Partners / World Gospel Mission team in Tokyo, at the Immanuel Church annual conference. It was great catching up with Japanese pastors from around Japan as well as these fellow missionaries. Spring

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