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Day 10, India Summer 2012 – Homework

The following is excerpts from my journal from my most recent trip to see the girls of STEPS Home in India. 

August 1 –

We woke up this morning to very little water pressure… it made showering interesting, to say the least.

At this morning’s meeting, Isaac had Theresa and I both share our stories with his staff. When we got done sharing, Isaac said, “They (meaning all three of us) come from America, the land of milk and honey, but they have struggles and pain too… God is writing all of our stories to make us look more like himself.”

Isaac then showed us and his staff a movie in Tamil that was just released. It tells the story of a family and how the patriarch of the family uses the Vedas (the Hindu scriptures) to tell Hindus about Jesus. Even though we didn’t understand most of what was being said (a few things here and there were in English), it was still a powerful story. It was very interesting.  (more…)

Stories from India Coming Soon

I’ve been home now for 48 hours from India. It almost seems like a dream. Of course, that may be because I feel like I’m walking around in a cloud thanks to the jet-lag. As I come out of that fog and am able to think in more complete and coherent thoughts and sentences, I will begin to journal on here about my time over there. So you will want to check back in the next couple of days or so to begin reading about my journey. Trust me, there are some moments you will not want to miss!

So stay tuned….

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