The Zambian culture is very complex and diverse. With over 70 different tribes in one country, you learn living here that each one is similar yet different. However, greetings play a big role in every single one. Conversations are never rushed and there are countless ways to say “hello.”
One thing I love is the handshake. Zambians have a specific handshake that they greet each other with. It’s kind of like being in a secret club. If you don’t know it, you quickly fumble through, wondering “what the heck just happened?”
I love blogs! I love how creative people are as they share events and lessons from everyday life. I’ve toyed with the idea of a blog for years. I’ve even started and failed several times. So here’s to attempt number 1001!
I’d like this place to share what ‘normal’ life is for a missionary living in Zambia. I get so used to the normal ongoings of life ministering in the villages, serving on our base, and even in travels back to America that I forget it isn’t ‘normal’! So I’m going to do my best, despite slow internet and power outages, to show a better picture of what life looks like and what the amazing Zambian people teach me each day!
Thanks for checking in and sticking with me in this blogging journey!
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