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Sometimes Ignorance is Bliss

 

I just returned from 2 weeks in Ethiopia and Kenya. The next several blog entries are observations, learning and Holy Spirit moments from my time there. 

 

 

Vignette #1—from the pilot before we pushed back on the initial flight from Minneapolis to Amsterdam:

 

“We have finished loading the baggage but are waiting to push back as we are taking on a little more potted water for the toilets and coffee service.”

 

Vignette #2—from the pilot as we sat on the tarmac in Khartoum:

 

“Please leave your seatbelt unbuckled and the aisles clear as we are taking on a little more fuel for our flight to Addis Ababa. We may need to make a sudden evacuation.”

 

Sometimes ignorance is bliss!

 

I would call the first of these a ”learning” as I committed not to drink coffee on the flight to Amsterdam, and the second a “Holy Spirit moment”, as I significantly upped my prayers in Khartoum with the pilot’s inspiration.

 

DO less. BE more. 

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