I know I’m sharing a lot of posts I’m my friends lately. It’s only because they are good and true. This post is from my friend Nick Cash. He says so clearly what living in community is about. I don’t think I could say it as well. So I say thank you Nick! Thank you for your willingness to share. Thank you and your beautiful family for being my friends. I love you guys! I can’t wait to see you again! Enjoy this post :).
This week, we will celebrate our one-year anniversary of being on the m/v Africa Mercy! After five weeks of training in Texas followed by our three-week field service in Ghana last year, we joined the ship on August 2, 2012.
This vacation we just took over this past summer to go back home was our first return trip as a family since we left back on June 8, 2012. Being our first trip home, we encountered lots of amazing love and support and welcome… Lots of smiles and hugs…
And lots and lots of questions! (Which is good — we like questions! — we’d rather respond to what people really want to know than just guess and talk and bore everyone!).
One of the top questions we received was, “What is the hardest part about life on the ship?” Our answer to that question: living in community. …
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