Just the mention of the word stirs up a mixture of emotions in every Peace Corps Madagascar Volunteer. Everyone’s got a story, or 20, about traveling around this beautiful island in a taxi-brousse, known as a “bush taxi” in other countries. 2,505 more words
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(Excerpt from John Piper’s “Let the Nations Be Glad!: The Supremacy of God in Missions”)
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“When God brought his indictment of his own people to a climax in Romans 2:24, he said, “The name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you.” That is the ultimate problem in the world.
Thanksgiving is so different for so many this time of year…
Some have great big family gatherings with homemade dishes, roasted turkey and giblet gravy… Some have smaller gatherings with a few homemade foods and a catered meal…Others gather two by two and cook something meaningful…and still others make reservations or simply stand in line to have their meal served to them on this glorious day of Thanksgiving. 431 more words
As a new writer, I have a lot to learn. Sometimes I wonder if I wouldn’t have been better off sticking to my day job. But then I think about my characters and the time it took for me to make them, and so I keep trying and hopefully, I’ll get to tell a story someday. 1,871 more words