Humbled

After way too many experiences of humiliation and failure over the past 4 months I have finally passed my driving test. One of the things about being an alien is that even the most little of things, like a drivers license, or opening a bank account seem to be so much harder.

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I am not going to say, “I deserved to pass,” I still can’t believe I did. All I do want to say is a special thank you to all of you who through taunting and laughing helped to produce added humility in this heart of mine.

Also, a special “shout out” to Andy Ashworth for the long hours of patient instruction and the use of your car– “Above and Beyond, Bro.”

I also want to thank the optimistic faith of my father who wrote this card over 6 months ago in anticipation of me, one day, passing the British driving test.
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PS. Those who are wanting to phone us, we continue to be without a home phone line and may be for a couple weeks yet. It is like we are real missionaries now:-)

8 Comments on “Humbled”

kirsty, March 27th, 2008 at 5:13 pm

many congrats pastor! you know what this means though? re:hope will be asking for impromptu lifts to places like costco or paisley or something!! but thanks to God… proverbs 10:22 (KJV)

Dan, March 27th, 2008 at 5:22 pm

LOL @ awesome pictures!

Megan Mills, March 27th, 2008 at 6:58 pm

So what does this mean? No more L on your scooter?

Brian, March 27th, 2008 at 7:12 pm

Hey, nice job! When to you buy the Land Rover?
Now you can start studying for your motorcycle license!

chris, March 28th, 2008 at 1:47 am

hahaha… yeah, you’re like real missionaries. i’ll just text you, or email you and you can check it from anywhere in the world with your new wireless modem, or i’ll send you a video messsage… or we can video conference from our mobiles for that matter…

real missionaries… that’s a good one!

congrats on the D-cert!!!

Dona, March 28th, 2008 at 6:13 pm

Contratulations! I love reading your blog and I miss Ethan’s blog. Hope he will be back up soon.

Aunt Dona

Mom, March 29th, 2008 at 3:17 am

I am just as proud of you today as I was when you got your 1st drivers license @ 16! However, you did pass the 1st time around then, but as we grow older…our brains just take a little longer to process things :) . I love you all!! Can’t wait till you get a phone!! (Is Scotland into the 22ns century yet?)

Mon, April 1st, 2008 at 1:44 am

Congrats Brian! Now are you guys saving up for a vehicle? ;)

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