I’m currently spending a short amount of time in a country that has a different language and even a different alphabet than I’m used to. That means that, for the most part, I can’t understand people around me and I can’t even read the signs. But I have learned to recognize my numbers if they’re […]
Yup, that picture above is going to be me in a few days! After I finish packing my suitcase and taking care of a few more odds and ends, I’ll be off. Thanks for all your prayers for my plans – this week I have been able to buy airplane tickets, get some security stuff […]
Imagine if you were given a multi-year project for your job, or a huge class project for the whole school year. Now imagine if the only instructions or pointers about how to do it are written in super technical language that you can’t understand at all. “In the syllabification of morpheme combinations, deletion of vowels […]
I grew up in a Christian family and became a born-again believer at a young age. I first thought about missions as a career in fifth grade, when my Sunday school teacher told us that God had each of us in our families for a reason. Using me as an example, she said that because my dad was involved with missions (he was on the missions committee at my church) I may become a missionary.
That idea had never crossed ...