I remember exactly where I was standing when I told my husband that my 14-year-old daughter and I wanted to travel to a foreign continent. Scott reacted just as any protective spouse and father would; he was resistant to the idea.
I reminded myself this was a normal response because he loves us.
Laying down my defenses, I began my prepared statement which included detailed information about the host organization, African Road, with whom we would be traveling, and their partnership with local leaders doing life-changing work in their African communities.
But it was my final, completely off-script statement that caused an unforgettable softening on Scott’s face:
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