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'The Himalayan view from our back porch was normally breathtakingbut that day I sat there and wondered. Ten years of civil war, adeteriorating health system, an economic crisis and a politicalstalemate. It was a background of hopelessness for the lives of ourNepali friends and the community that we lived in. In such a settingof pain and darkness, how could God reveal his nature? And howcould he call me by name? I wasn't sure. I didn't think it waspossible.'
From within the uncertainty of Nepal's civil war, Naomi Reedcontinues the story of her family's desire to train Nepaliphysiotherapists and share God's love in word and action. Herhonesty and genuine longing to see God's purposes and sovereigntymake this unforgettable reading.
Number of Pages: 208
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Publication Date: 2012
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"The Himalayan view from our back porch was normally breathtaking but that day I sat there and wondered. Ten years of civil war, a deteriorating health system, an economic crisis and a political stalemate. It was a background of hopelessness for the lives of our Nepali friends and the community that we lived in. In such a setting of pain and darkness, how could God reveal his nature? And how could he call me by name? I wasn't sure. I didn't think it was possible."
From within the uncertainty of Nepal's civil war, Naomi Reed continues the story of her family's desire to train Nepali physiotherapists and share God's love in word and action. Her honesty and genuine longing to see God's purposes and sovereignty make this unforgettable reading. While we as readers don't all live through times of war, we all need to grow in our dependence on God in the hard times that we face. Through reading this story, we too will be inspired to trust "the Lord, the God of Israel who summons you by name."
They spent six of the next thirteen years working in Nepal with the International Nepal Fellowship and it changed them irrevocably. They now eat rice for breakfast, leave their chappals at the door and pause interminably if you ask them where their home is. Their three sons, Stephen, Christopher and Jeremy, will tell you excitedly about their home in Nepal. They describe motor bike rides in the Himalayas and home school in their Nepali back garden.
The family are currently back in the Blue Mountains where Naomi is writing, contemplating the seasons and enjoying their home church, The Promise: the message of the Bible through voices of Women; and No Ordinary View; Over My Shoulder: in search of the perfect missionary.
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