[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] Missionary Finds Healing Aboard 'Mercy Ships'

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] Missionary Finds Healing Aboard 'Mercy Ships'

Halfway around the world, 25-year-old Tori Hobson discovers her God-given purpose aboard the charity hospital vessel on the west African coast

Brooke Obie

by Brooke Obie, September 24, 2013

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[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] Missionary Finds Healing Aboard 'Mercy Ships'

exactly where I’m supposed to be.”

Tori’s time with Mercy Ships will be up in December but she’s said that these past years have been “really a healing process,” for her, as well as the patients she helps.

“I am learning just that God is in control, even when we don’t understand everything or get everything He’s doing.  I can trust that He’s got under control because I’ve experienced it. I still have my struggles trusting Jesus, but I do feel like I’ve grown immensely. [Mercy Ships] has tremendously changed my life and I’m so grateful."

Brooke Obie is a contributing editor for EBONY.com and writes the column "The Spiritual Life." Follow her on Twitter @BrookeObie.

 
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