the teacher becomes the student.

homelessness in our countyMy daughter recently returned from a mission trip.  The goal of the ministry was to aide in serving the homeless population in a large city.

My daughter, who is in considerable pain from an injury to her leg, and wearing a knee immobilizing  brace said that they best part of the mission trip was busing tables.

“Why,” I asked her, “was that the best part of the trip?”

“Because it gave me a chance to talk to the people.”  was her reply.

Now my daughter is normally reserved around people she doesn’t know, so this is a huge statement about how profound the experience was for her.

I couldn’t be more proud.

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