Posts Tagged With: Missionary

The greatest of these is love

Old thoughts, worth sharing again.  It was about a year ago that I—living abroad and far too often expected as a token American to explain US politics—prepared this republication of a Facebook post made back in October of 2012, but I shied away from publishing it.  Our missionary organization discourages us from political involvement, and so I again distance myself from that aspect, seeking here only to encourage grace, love, and healing as a nation, regardless of the disagreements that too often and too greatly divide us.

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Thankful

Tracy recounts our impromptu Thanksgiving celebration Saturday.

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Don’t bow to me

A few minutes ago, I was walking home from work, munching on my lunch.

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So, what’s it like being a missionary?

A few months ago, a good friend asked me how things were going on a day that was particularly difficult to answer.  These were the thoughts he prompted then, shared now on another day of mixed outcomes and feelings (today’s additions are italicized).  Yes, we’re all fine, and our colleagues reassure us that our adjustment hiccups are normal.

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