The bits in between

Like many missionaries, we found that our social, spiritual and work life in Fiji tended to intermingle as one.  There was no divide between the sacred and secular, between work and play.  Looking back now I can see how God used that to help me unlearn some very ingrained Western thinking: that my value is matched to my productivity.  My mind still, at times, struggles to not let my sense of identity and worth be defined by the notion that “since I’ve been given much, I must accomplish much”.  Our culture labels certain tasks as significant whilst undervaluing others, yet God calls us to be faithful in the small things first. Continue reading The bits in between