I never had the slightest interest in becoming a missionary. It looked too hard and too dirty, and I didn’t like the clothes.
WHEN I THINK OF MISSIONARIES, I THINK OF FEARLESS, RUGGED, SELFLESS PEOPLE, bravely going wherever God calls.
It’s funny because now, as an adult and a missionary, it’s very easy to see why I’m still not suited to missions.
1. I have no sense of direction.
I do not know the way to places I have gone to regularly for years. I get lost in buildings. My husband says I can’t find my way out of a paper bag. I rely on 7-year-olds to get me where I need to go. And yet, I lead mission teams around the world.(more…)