As I prepare to leave America and head to Southeast Asia, there is a mountain of crumpled tissues ahead. But I need not fear. Thank you, Lord, for the gift of treasured memories with special people. Thank you for showing me the silver lining of goodbyes.
Am I ready? Can I do this? I open my Bible and read, “If I say, ‘My foot slips,’ Your mercy, O Lord, will hold me up.” Accepting His outstretched hand, I stand up and walk forward with confidence.
How is it that such a small blue gift bag could result in such joy radiating from two happy faces?
Because of you, my time, attention, and energy are now focused on preparing to serve the Tai-Kadia in Southeast Asia.
Clearly God was calling me to move from the support team to the frontlines.
For many years I have been blessed and inspired by Joseph and Elizabeth Inara’s mission reports in the Adventist Frontiers magazine.
Next year at this time, instead of snowflakes, I’ll see people outside my office window
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The very word “Missionary” stirred my heart as a child. Listening to Eric B Hare’s stories, and reading accounts by countless other missionaries were life-changing. Very early I decided to be a missionary doctor when I grew up. But life didn’t go as planned, and my dreams of overseas mission service slowly faded. Still a missionary at heart, I viewed my work, wherever it was, as my mission field. As a supporter of front line missionaries, I looked forward to reading about “my missionaries” in each month’s
AFM magazine. The day before Thanksgiving 2017, I accepted a call to move from support team member to front line missions. Thank you for partnering with me as I make plans to share Jesus’ love with the Tai-Kadai.