Stay-at-Home Moms with Missionary Hearts
Have you ever watched someone else living your dream, the thing you really, really wanted for your life?
As I cut the crusts off my kids’ peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, I listened to my young, single friend talk passionately about her upcoming trip back to Cambodia. Before her furlough she’d worked with children in an orphanage and discipled teenage girls. Now, she’ll use her nursing degree in a medical clinic, building relationships, and sharing about Jesus.
As I dropped the carefully cut sandwich triangles in front of my boys, I thought back to when I had dreamed of living overseas for the gospel. Young, ambitious, and filled with hope, I was going to give my life to whatever far away place God put in front of me. “Anywhere, Lord!” I loaded up on evangelism classes, and earned a minor in missions. I was even engaged to a man aimed…