Linda's Corner: Faith, Family, and Living Joyfully

Linda's Corner - Christine Herbert, a Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia

August 15, 2022 Linda Bjork/Christine Herbert Season 3 Episode 65
Linda's Corner: Faith, Family, and Living Joyfully
Linda's Corner - Christine Herbert, a Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia
Show Notes

Welcome to Linda's Corner.  In this episode, Christine Herbert shares her experience serving in Zambia with the Peace Corps.   Christine served for over two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia, she has also been the manager of a non-profit organization in Nepal, and she the author of “The Color of the Elephant.”  You can learn more about Christine and her book at her website ChristineHerbertAuthor.com.  

Some of the highlights Christine shares:

  • What is the mission of the Peace Corps?
  • How does the Peace Corps benefit the people and the country where you serve?
  • How does the Peace Corps experience benefit the person serving?
  • "I expected it to be hard, and you have exceeded my expectations"
  • How our attitude toward doing hard things can affect our experience
  • What it's like to get worms and malaria
  • What it's like to live in a mud hut with no electricity or wi-fi
  • Why Christine's book is called "The Color of the Elephant"
  • Why Christine painted the neighbor's cows
  • How to invite Christine as a guest to your book club
  • And more

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