We Skyped with F.G. today for several hours! It was ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE to hear how WONDERFUL her orientation to ministry as a missionary has gone and hear how WONDERFUL her new life with her new family has been over the past eleven days since we sent her to Africa! At one point, I even told her that as much as I love and miss her (and I do SOOO VERY MUCH), I wouldn't want her back. (Not that I do not want her back, but she is where she belongs...and I KNOW that!) I also know that...
F.G. is there for one purpose...
As WONDERFUL as it was to Skype with F.G. for several hours and hear of how WONDERFUL her new life with her new family is, it was equally as draining emotionally toward the end when I had to say goodbye. "Missing-my daughter-tears" ... mixed with pain for the once-inseparable sisters ... mixed with happy "I-am-so-incredibly-grateful-to-God-for-giving-you-the-priceless-gift-of-your-new-family" tears ... all ended up in one big breath where I verbally reminded myself that I was...
Breathing for the Sake of the Gospel
Mobilizing Prayer for My Missionary Daughter and the Family who Loves Her
Who is F.G.?
F.G. are the African initials of an American missionary to Africa. F.G. is the daughter of the author of this blog.
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