Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Quote of the Day:  “It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression, 'As pretty as an airport.” ― Douglas Adams

I cannot say that I have enjoyed the journey, but without it, I could not appreciate the friends and support waiting for me when I arrived.  Some journeys are to be endured because of where they take you--this was one of those.  Thirty hours sitting in a small airplane seat with a broken tailbone which makes sitting anywhere painful was just not fun, but I did it because I said I would--and will again.  It is so good to be back in Boston where I had so many wonderful memories.  I meet with an old friend, professor, and former dean tomorrow as well as a committee to help set up an internship program with our mission in Bunda.  I had friends waiting for me when I arrived with a coat (much needed) who took me to eat a steak (also much needed).  Then they took me to an Apple store where they bought me a connector I needed to show my slides to the folks at the University.  At the Apple store, we met an African-American man named Aaron who is interested in bringing his family to Tanzania to do mission work.  God moves in mysterious ways--but only mysterious to us.  Reporting from the Boston Hotel Buckminster--Charles Wiggins, Bishop, missionary, and traveler.

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