How I Connected With a Refugee When I Couldn’t Speak Her Language

As I boarded a plane recently, I scanned the seats ahead and saw my future seatmate.

A colorful scarf wrapped her head and shoulders, revealing only her beautiful face. She looked nearly my age and cradled a darling baby in her arms.

When I reached my seat I introduced myself; she smiled and shook her head – “No English.”

Then! I remembered I have The Jesus Film Media app on my phone. Fishing my phone out of my purse, I pulled up the app, to see if my companion might like it.

Eventually, the movie started and we watched part of The Jesus Film together, in Arabic. She couldn’t believe I had a movie in her language!

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