Category Archives: Mission Journaling

Journaling in Distant Lands; A Bit of the Treasure

All sorts of wrong feelings run through my mind as I try to understand the life of the missionary. It is with good reason; I’m from America, and so are our dear friends, the missionary and his family. Because of … Continue reading

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Journaling in Distant Lands; Becoming Christian-ish

The missionary uses words that sound English enough but I’m not quite sure of their meanings. It seems one of his favorites is this ‘ish‘ type descriptive. Ish is an interesting word for by simply attaching it to the back … Continue reading

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Journaling in Distant Lands; Idle Idols

While preparing for a Sunday School lesson my thoughts return to the distant land where I hear my friend advise, “Be cautious how you judge what you see and hear while in this country. Journal what you see and reflect … Continue reading

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Journaling in Distant Lands: Will the Real Papis Sane Please Stand Up

This is Papis Sane… and this is Papis Sane. These guys are twins with the same name; at least at heart. Somewhere lagging but not an incredibly far distance behind getting to see our beloved family of missionaries in Senegal, I … Continue reading

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Journaling in Distant Lands; Comparing the Fields

In a time what seems long, long ago now, I found myself reaping the painful wages of a life of sin. During a counseling session, one of the only things I recall from them, the instructor challenged an answer from … Continue reading

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