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I went to the store and purchased what looked like Betty Crocker pancake mix. I was so excited to see it in the store where I shopped. I just picked up the box and put it in the cart, got home, unpacked it, and put it in the cabinet. I didn’t really think much about it until the day came for me to make my pancakes. …
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My husband was the director of a small Bible school in the state of Hidalgo, in a very rural part of Mexico. While we lived there, we observed some of the events that happened around the Day of the Dead. I had a culture helper, or a culture coach. I coached her in English, and she coached me in culture. She explained a lot to me about Dia de Los Muertos to help me understand Mexican culture. …
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Zero is not a positive number for Hindus. In numbers, you never give someone an amount of money that ends in zero. So when you give them a hundred rupees, you give them 101 rupees. For someone’s birthday, if you want to put some money in a card, you can’t just put in an even number that ends in a zero. …
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We were in South America working and we were working in a very established ministry that we enjoyed. We were working with leadership and often we were trying to make relationships with the people that lived nearby. But we realized that we were very limited. We weren’t sure why we didn’t have as much success in making good relationships around us. …
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