I Am Green

In his book Cross Cultural Servanthood, Duane Elmer writes:

A while back I came across a four-page book called I Am Green. On the first page was a brief text about a missionary kid (MK) who grows up in two cultures.  On the second page was a big blue circle that represented one culture that the MK experiences – the home culture.

On the third page was a yellow circle respresenting the second culture the MK experiences.  Mks find they are neither “blue” or “yellow.”  The fourth page states, “I AM GREEN,” which is a color created by mixing blue and yellow.

I thought this was a good way to describe what will happen when you move from one country to the next.  You are a mixture of both countries and cultures.

What do you think?

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