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by Jessica Dais There is a lot you can accomplish as a missionary in a foreign country, regardless of whether or not you know the local language. However, there’s something to be said about the special connection that’s forged when you speak in someone’s native language. There is a deeper level of empathy on your […]

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A Thousand Tongues

by Angie Washington on August 27, 2014

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Think of all the languages in the world. Each language captures a unique concept of life separate from all other tongues. The words connected to ideas like family, soul, eternity, intelligence, and even something as simple as meal communicate vast varieties of images and knowledge. These myriad sounds combined in just the right way also […]

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Words Matter

by Marilyn on August 26, 2013

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In health care we have a story we call “The 71-Million Dollar Word Story”. It involves a young man from Cuba, the absence of a skilled interpreter, and a misdiagnosis. The man was 18 years old and had just graduated from high school. He was riding around with his friend when he complained of a […]

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