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this is not a game: a wholehearted life

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The past six weeks of traveling flowed together so smoothly that I'm not sure where to pick out a thread to begin processing.  The time in America felt like such a sheer gift, given by a good Father for no reason of efficiency or what I consider productivity, but just because He dearly loves me and delights in giving good gifts.  One of my classes in Thailand was focused on the book of Acts and my cohort studied -- and practiced -- living in community and seeking to follow the Spirit.  ATC was excellent and different than it has been in previous years, with a theme of remember who we are in light of who He is.  And now this week, Miriam and I are in Kunming, getting ready to go back to Chuan Wai for the spring semester.  I'm looking forward to it and so very thankful for having this time to process the massive amounts of input that's been coming at me from angles of personal and professional development, from relationships with other people and with Him, from experiences a…