Sitting with Your Kids in Grief and Loss

… and allowing yourself to learn from THEM in it, too. As expats—as missionaries, specifically—we experience a LOT of loss. And that’s not to say that those who don’t live the expat life DON’T experience loss, but I feel the loss you experience overseas is difference. Loss within a missionary context is different. It’s an …

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Why Your Missionary Friends Might be a Little Stressed Returning to the Field Right Now

There are some awesome benefits returning to the mission field after a furlough: You’ve had a whole furlough to think and speak in your first language and culture and you’ve been able to give your brain a break so you are feeling ready and excited about language learning again You’ve had time to share stories …

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