|Tim forwarded this humorous image about missionary wives from someone named Joy Worley Speights. These pictures depict perceptions about missionary wives that are very real. What I mean is that these things are not really what life is really like for many missionaries, but different people have different perceptions about us.
“What we actually do” is so real for us.
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“The reasons are more deep-seated than just overpopulation, too many cars, and narrow roads. I would propose that these more radical reasons can aptly be called ‘curses,’ because many Filipinos would conclude it’s a hopeless situation.”
I believe that the jeepney today, instead of being the blessing that it had been in the past 60 years, has become an archaic relic of the past, an invention that had its day, and should be encased in a museum of Philippine history.
After the elections, celebrity fans will not have to go to the movie theaters and ritzy hotels and restaurants to scream at the sight of Manny Pacquiao or Richard Gomez, they just have to attend the sessions of Congress, and the various provincial, city and municipal halls.
Last Thursday, October 1, Rachel’s school sent out over 200 staff and students in several teams to the surrounding areas hit by severe flooding caused by Tropical Storm “Ondoy” (“Ketsana”).
Even such a poor country as Bangladesh has erected concrete shelters on stilts as emergency havens for flood victims.