The very word “Missionary” stirred my heart as a child. Listening to Eric B Hare’s stories, and reading accounts by countless other missionaries were life-changing. Very early I decided to be a missionary doctor when I grew up. But life didn’t go as planned, and my dreams of overseas mission service slowly faded. Still a missionary at heart, I viewed my work, wherever it was, as my mission field. As a supporter of front line missionaries, I looked forward to reading about “my missionaries” in each month’s AFM magazine. The day before Thanksgiving 2017, I accepted a call to move from support team member to front line missions. Thank you for partnering with me as I make plans to share Jesus’ love with the Tai-Kadai.
Career missionary since 2018 to the Tai-Kadai of Southeast Asia.
As I prepare to leave America and head to Southeast Asia, there is a mountain of crumpled tissues ahead. But I need not fear. Thank you, Lord, for the gift of treasured memories with special people. Thank you for showing me the silver lining of goodbyes.