22
Sep 2015

A video posted by Sara Martin (@sarita.marteen) on Sep 20, 2015 at 6:38am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js T23: Ancestor Worship Taiwan is known for their decorative gods and they fill temples. People pay their respects to their ancestors as they put out food offerings and burn money for them. (Source: https://instagram.com/)...

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22
Sep 2015

T24: Food Food is cheap and so delicious in Taiwan. And just like everything else, some things can take some time to get use to. Like this chicken, complete with neck and head. #?...

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22
Sep 2015

T25 – Making new friends. What we anticipated to be overwhelming or at times scary ended up being really wonderful. Now we can’t imagine how to say goodbye and how difficult that will be....

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17
Sep 2015

T26: This year Taiwan had a severe drought. We had big jugs of water saved to prepare us for the two days a week they were going to cut off the water for the next month. That week it poured for three days straight. We were getting excited to cook, wash our dishes, and shower with our buckets of water. But praise God for the rain. Here is a dead crab......

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16
Sep 2015

T27 – Looking for a new home. How do you even begin looking for a place to live in a completely new country? We didn’t know how much was a reasonable rent or where in the city was convenient. The solution? Just look at enough places till you are able to articulate what you want and how much to pay. Easier said than done. Together with the Taube’s and Walz’s we......

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15
Sep 2015

T28: Why I didn’t like Chinese at first? Because I was constantly being humbled and embarrassed. And I didn’t like that ? What gave me a new perspective on learning Chinese? Meeting people God wants people to know who He is. He chose a plan where people who know the the message would tell others about the message. He allowed me to see the need for people in this country who......

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15
Sep 2015

Crying during language school ?T29: “Language is a tyranny of frustration” After the first day of language school I looked at Phil with tears rolling down my face and said, “nope, I can’t do this, guess we can’t go to china” (I’m pretty dramatic but it’s how I felt) I was doing laundry one night on the roof and a older lady blocked my way. She started to yell at me......

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13
Sep 2015

Today is exactly 30 days before we hop back on a plane to return to the states. Starting today we will post 30 things we’ve learned this year in Taiwan. Some silly?, some serious?, and some spiritual??. T30 days: Living away from home is a great way to learn and get to know your spouse better. All of our new adventures have become shared memories that we will cherish for decades.......

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07
Aug 2015

What things should I do when I have weeks like this. You know? The weeks you are never home and each day is filled from the time you wake up until the second you decide to go to bed. Imagine that while fighting an infection and sickness at the the same time. The last couple of weeks has been more emotionally and physically taxing in the ten months we have been......

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