"Don't fool yourselves into thinking that just because you have already been missionaries, that it won't happen all over again" they said.
the observed pattern of culture shock is this:
three months of delight - - loving every new bit of culture
followed by three months of gloom - - despising every cultural nuance that we experience,
and then a six month upward journey back to normalcy - - being able to enjoy the good and patiently withstand the different
It's probable that if you and I have had a conversation over the past three months, I have begged you to pray for me. I'm convinced that we need our church, our friends and our family to approach the God of the universe on our behalf. I'm serious. we need you. Are you praying for us? if you are, could you please send me a note or an email? I want to thank God for you, and I want to pray for you too.