Posts Tagged ‘Preparation’

So I can’t believe I’ve been in Colorado almost four weeks…  That seems crazy!  We got another 6″ or so of snow yesterday, so here’s how the world looked from my window at sunrise this morning… Several of us watched The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Tuesday night as it was beginning to snow […]


The Gist of It

20Oct11

Since Monday, I’ve been learning a lot about assumptions and how not to make a King James donkey out of myself when I get overseas. :-)  That is, of course, what these three weeks are about – my culture, their culture, and how I integrate the two for God’s glory.  So part of today included […]


So out here in glorious Colorado we’re back in the swing of classes after a terrific weekend.  Last Friday the language-acquisition portion of my five weeks here wrapped up, and on Monday we began the cultural adaptation part (a.k.a. the gut-spilling part).  There were only 14 of us here over the weekend, and we got […]


You know that saying, A picture is worth a thousand words?  Here you go. To see more pics of OTHER people and THEIR craziness (such as lighting HANDS on fire!), check out Picasa. :-)


So on Monday I arrived in Colorado for five weeks of pre-field training.  I’ve decided I love it here. :-) Here’s the view out my window yesterday morning: The rock is called Elephant Rock, but unfortunately it’s on private property so I can’t go climb it.  However, what you can’t see in the picture (besides […]