A friend of mine is student teaching in LA this semester. Each week her kindergarden class learns about a new country, in which they pray for. This week is South Africa. She emailed me about a week ago asking if I would tell her class about my time there. I agreed, and today we Skyped. It was a new experience for me—- explaining such a place of misery, beauty, challenge, hope, confusion, and dynamic divide. Its good practice for me to describe my love for South Africa to a younger audience, and I’m grateful for the 18 minutes I tried to do so today. My friend emailed me afterwards telling me that the class is really good about praying for the world. I told her that was good, because South Africa could use some extra prayers right now.