Author: Elizabeth Trotter
Elizabeth leads the cross-cultural website A Life Overseas and is the co-author of Serving Well: Help for the Wannabe, Newbie, or Weary Cross-cultural Christian Worker. After a military childhood, a teenaged Elizabeth crash landed onto American civilian life. When she married her high school sweetheart, her life plan was to be a chemical engineer while he practiced law. Instead, they both fell headlong into youth ministry and spent the next ten years serving the local church. When her husband later decided he wanted to move overseas, Elizabeth didn’t want to join him. Now, after eight years of life in Cambodia with him and their four children, it’s hard to imagine living any other way. Follow her blog at The Trotter Family and visit her corner of Facebook.
“Culture shock is rarely terminal." Seven years ago we pasted this Paul Hiebert quote on our concrete wall in Cambodia, right next to silly photos of...
The words sleep and rest are nearly synonymous in my mind. We wake feeling rested after a good night’s sleep. Conversely, we feel disappointingly not rested after a fitful night’s...
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