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The 9 Ways Missionaries Say Goodbye

Posted on Jul 9, 2020, in the categories: Travel Tips
The 9 Ways Missionaries Say Goodbye

Saying goodbye. It’s the elephant in every room, a silently acknowledged fact, a normal rhythm of a missionary’s life. Jesus commissioned us to “go into all the world”, and we know it’s not easy. But how do you deal with so many goodbyes? I’m a missionary kid, I’ve moved countries three times, and I’ve been in missions for over five years. Through all of these experiences, I’ve got a storehouse of goodbyes. I learned the hard way to process them—or else the grief caught up to me, one way or another. When I finally started processing my own transitions, nine “types” appeared around me (and in me)—each dealing with their losses in a unique way.…

9 Ways to Keep Your Sanity When You Travel Often

Posted on Jan 23, 2020, in the categories: DTS, Travel Tips
9 Ways to Keep Your Sanity When You Travel Often

Travel. We love your Instagram shots when you arrive, but it's easy to brush over what you went through to get to that perfect picture. Sometimes travelling is so crazy, tiring, or just plain boring—so by the time you've got to your destination, you've just about lost your sanity. From places like Hawaii to the Himalayas, I've experienced some insane travel as well. So with help from my team and a few of my own mishaps across 15 countries, here's eight tips on how to keep your sanity when you travel often. …

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