Posted on: August 28, 2013 Written by
  Picture Praise Photography by: Wendy Marshall        


This photo is of some of the children of cross-cultural workers with OMF Japan playing frisbee together at our recent national conference. Their parents come from many different countries, and many of them hadn’t met before because their parents are situated in different parts of the country, yet they enjoyed this week together. I felt so blessed watching them. Many at home would consider our children somewhat deprived of a “normal” upbringing, but the diverse experiences that they have, the different people that they’ve met, and the unique outlook they have on the world is very special.


© 2013 Thrive.

About the author

Wendy Marshall, Tokyo, Japan. Wendy and her husband are Australians who have been serving with OMF International in Japan since 2000. Wendy is the Managing Editor of Japan Harvest, a magazine by and for missionaries to Japanese. In between doing that and looking after her three boys (10, 12, and nearly 16), she writes nearly daily on her blog "on the edge of ordinary": Encouraging others with stories from her life, or the lives of others is one of her great joys.

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