Friday, August 31, 2012

#missionarylife

-Knowing exactly how to properly use a Squatty Potty

-Would you like some rice with your rice?

-A/C? Who needs it.

-DON'T DRINK THE WATER

-Gnats.

-You have lizard living in your bathroom, geckos on your walls, and a frog on your door.

-Bruises that come from who knows where... Completely normal.

-Bucket showers.

-Sweating. All the time. Never not sweating. Even taking your bucket shower you are sweating.

-Showing your stomach? Normal, fine. Show your ankles? HEAVEN FORBID! COVER UP!!

-Getting home and not being able to drink full-strength gatorade 'cause now it tastes like syrup.

-Never pay the price they say. You can always get it cheaper if you pretend to walk away a few times.

-You never wonder what's for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Bread, PB&J, and rice.

-I know it's over 100 degrees and there isn't a/c and you just did your drama and are sweating insanely... but... Hot tea? (Oh, and you can't say no.)

-You need to go to the bathroom? Not in a village? No squatty? Hello rice field and scarves!

-Bored? Drink water. Just sitting there? Drink water. Thirsty? You are de-hydrated!! CHUG MAN CHUG!

-The true reason that Indian shirts are so long is because the pants rip so easily.

-It rained so you have to walk around holding up your pants 'cause they are so huge

-Gain 100 pounds? Don't worry you will still be able to fit in your pants.

-Modest is hottest. Never leave without your scarf.

-You start calling plain bread toast even though you can't toast it 'cause it helps it go down easier

-You see cows everywhere. After a while you no longer see cows. You see hamburgers, steak, and Wendy's.

-You know how to properly eat with your hands

-Naan = yummmm

-Flies.

-Something happens to you. Don't worry. It's for the Gospel.

-NEVER STOP PRAYING!

-Cold Mirinda. From the Lord.

-You go swimming. Fully clothed.

-Don't like curry? Don't worry just give it a few days and you will.

-You get creative trying to make your food taste American.

-Finding a Gatorade packet in the bottom of your suitcase. "PRAISE JESUS! I can make this last 3 bottles!!"

-Salvations.

-Miracles.

-Powerful worship

-God moving

-Lives changing

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