Importance Of My Trip To India
I was making some jewelry on the plane flying back to the United States.
Making jewelry was something I loved to do, I’d always have my jewelry making supplies with me so I could make my jewelry on longer flights. There were even times I’d give “up in the air discounts” to flight attendants. When they’d walk past me and say, “Oh nice!” I’d ask, “What do you want? I’ll custom design it!”. And I’d give those “up in the air discounts” and pay for my plane ticket by the time I got to the other side of the world.
Anyway, one such time I was sitting there after I had been in India, making my jewelry.
A woman came walking by, looked down and said, “Hmm, nice!”
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For about 4 days I just couldn’t stop thinking about them!
I finally decided that I’ve got to go back to India, that I’ve got to go back and teach these girls how to make jewelry.
So I put all of my jewelry making tools together, bought a ticket, and off I went.
I remember everything so well. I remember getting on my plane at Cedar Rapids, on my way to Minneapolis, from which I’d go to Delhi.
While on my plane from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis, I have a complete meltdown.
All of a sudden, it became so clear to me what I had done.
I paid full amount for the flight, right in the middle of Christmas season, to fly across the world before I had even gotten a hold of Ruth.
I thought, “I’m going to India to teach women how to make jewelry? I’ve never taught anyone how to make jewelry!” and all of a sudden I broke into a major meltdown.
“I can’t believe how stupid you are!” I said to myself.
“You are so stupid, I can’t believe you did this! How could you do this?”
I continued to curse and torment myself during that flight, and by the time I arrived in Minneapolis, I ran straight to a phone and called my dear friend