We experienced this in the mission field with our teenage son, who accompanied us to Atlanta for those three years. First, I have to say that you can’t find a more God-fearing, Jesus-loving people than in the Southeast. It’s right in the middle of the Bible Belt — and, collectively, Georgians are truly people of great faith.
It’s tricky when you and your neighbors — or even other family members — don’t work off the same set of guidelines or values. It doesn’t mean you’re right and they’re wrong. It just means you have to really communicate.
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