Postcards from God
I received a call last Monday accepting me to FOCUS. After a lot of prayer the last few weeks, I said that I'd be happy to join their team. I am incredibly thrilled. I know that committing two years to mission work wherever they assign me will be a challenge, but it will also be a wonderful growing experience and a great joy. I am always happiest and holiest when I serve others. As I explained to a good friend recently, if I begin to get self-centered in my life, it's the fastest way for me to go skipping to hell.
Friends and family have been wonderfully supportive of my decision too (though I really think it's God's decision ultimately.) Maybe Nora hasn't realized yet what it really means for her big sister to go off gallivanting around the country for two years, but she seemed glad. My parents, as always, are 100% behind me. And Larry's been incredibly patient and understanding with his crazy girlfriend. Thank you so much to all of you who have prayed for me in the last month or two as I've sought discernment. [And thanks Addie for happening to be there when I got the call, so I had someone to hug and jump up and down with. ;) ] Do please continue to pray for me as I get ready to face this new challenge!