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A Stranger with a Message

It’s funny how before coming here I imagined everything about missionary life feeling exactly the opposite of the mundane life I was living at that moment. Somehow cleaning house would take on new meaning and preparing meals would be a cultural experience that would shroud the work of it all. I pictured huge cauldrons of … Read more

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The former things have passed away …

As I sit writing this, I’m tucked away in the only room in the house with AC. It’s 10:30 in the morning and my weather app says it’s 90 degrees outside with 62% humidity making it feel like 102. And the neighbor girl says this is Sukhothai’s “winter”. I haven’t had a hot shower in … Read more

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Literally hearing God’s voice

It’s a real thing. Sometimes every hour seems to hold some new message from God. Because I’ve realized that if I want to hear God’s voice, I have to be listening in the right places. Yesterday, I was coming off a hard day of discouragement. Early in the morning, I sat with my Bible open, … Read more

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