Delicately laced through this delightfully written story is Martha Green's journey of joy from childhood to retirement. As a little girl, Martha was separated from her family and home, and she felt like "a sparrow alone upon the housetop," and yet the joy of the Lord was her strength. Martha learns to trust her loving Lord to the point where she can say about a crisis, "it was one of those unique happenstances that our Heavenly Father had planned for a purpose unknown to us." Experience the highlights of Martha's 90 years including reunion with her birth family, courtship and marriage, call to Venezuela, birth of four children and the gift of another child, and the joys of pioneer church planting. As you read, you will sense the love of a woman after God's own heart. The journey is summed up by Martha's words, "love and joy, tears and praise mingled together in my heart." For 30 years Martha Green joyfully served the Lord in Venezuela, South America with her husband, Steve. Later they served on the island of Saint Vincent and then in Spain. At age 90, Martha has much to share about walking in the way the Lord establishes. "I would not trade missionary ministry for any other vocation. Missionary life is a great challenge and blessing because we have such a wonderful message to share, as we see the difference it can make in the lives of so many people. Who wouldn't want to be a missionary "