Dubbo, NSW, February 2021
Beth: You know, it was rough roads, you'd either get bogged or the dust, red dust and things like that. And that was my thought at that one time, I am so stupid to be here. But then when I thought of it, really, so what? Really we haven't had a lot but we've left nothing, nothing at all, you know? We're rich in so many things. 
I just read this, this morning, and I think this is what might explain it:
"As far as we are concerned, we do not wish to stand in anyone's way, nor do we wish to bring discredit on the ministry God has given us. Indeed, we want to prove ourselves genuine ministers of God. Whatever we have to go through. Patient endurance of troubles or even disasters. Being flogged or in prison, being mobbed, having to work like slaves, having to go without food or sleep. All this we want to meet with sincerity and insight and patience by sheer kindness and the Holy Spirit with genuine love, speaking the plain truth and living by the power of God. Our sole defence, our only weapon is a life of integrity. Whether we meet honour or dishonour, praise or blame, calling imposters. We must be true called nobodies.  We must be in the public eye, never far from death. Yet here we are alive. Always going through it, yet never going under. We know sorrow, yet our joy is indistinguishable. We have nothing to bless ourselves yet we bless many others with true riches. We are penniless and yet in reality, we have everything worth having."

Bevan: Now, where's that? Written by Paul to who? 
Beth: That’s in 2 Corinthians 6, Chapter 6. 
Bevan: Where do you say, Corinthians? 
Beth: Second Corinthians, Chapter 6 verse 3 to 10. But it's in the J.B. Phillips version.
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