Author Archives: rossandmindy

A Life Snippet – Constant Tension

As with any job, our work has its ongoing tensions.  One of these is material possessions.  General ministry principles encourage cross-cultural workers not to live too far above or too far below those to whom you are ministering.  The unique … Continue reading

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“…something to be grasped…”

One night nearly two years ago, I rocked my one-year-old nephew to sleep and cried.  I looked around his beautiful room, feeling the smooth motion of the glider where I sat, taking in the bars of the crib, the changing … Continue reading

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Tonight was a milestone. I got in our car (right side) and drove to worship practice (left side of the road, shifting with my left hand.) Afterwards, I drove myself home. I have been set free!  Important note: the above … Continue reading

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Hostel for College Going Blind Students

While we were in Delhi last month, we passed this sign everyday. And I realized: by letting our blog go into disuse (because of being overwhelmed with culture, being pregnant and other various excuses) we were robbing our friends and … Continue reading

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Humbling Mumbling

It has been interesting to see how our language learning comes so differently.  Mindy is methodically building her vocabulary and grammar, speaking clear complete sentences… even if they do come out as “Your baby’s name is ‘I don’t know’” or … Continue reading

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Cultural Quibbles

It is strange to be in a land where many oddities are familiar after spending ten years in Nepal.  Blaring horns and pounding drums in the middle of the night celebrating a wedding or a guru.  Waking up to the … Continue reading

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We have added a Music page and also a playlist link to the right side menu. Enjoy

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