Really can’t ask for prayer more articulately than this! Thanks Levi!
My good friend Peta will shortly be touching down in Sapporo to stay in Japan for about a year. She has a pretty cool blog that you should check out – beautifulsilliness.wordpress.com – which will explain who she is much better than I could.
She also has the most crazy fashion-sense in the universe. This is her being restrained.
Anyway, so here’s the 5 things that I’m praying for her.
A Sharp Mind
Forget Godzilla. The language is the toughest thing in Japan. Understanding it requires a sharp mind.
And it’s not just vocab and grammar that tax your brain. Understanding and remembering all the non-verbal cues, working out when to use which level of politeness, the crazed mumblings of old Japanese men… communicating in Japan is like eating wasabi: it blows your mind!
And that’s without touching on acclimatizing to a whole new culture.
Now Peta is a world-class nerd and…
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