As a parent of a missionary you may feel that missing your child and your grandchildren signals a lack of faith. Please realize your conflicting emotions have real causes that can and should be talked about. It is possible to stay connected with your missionary and grandchildren in meaningful ways, and you can sustain and build those relationships despite the miles that separate. Not only can you survive, you can thrive! Combining a counselor’s professional insight and a parent’s personal journey, ideas and stories from missionaries and POMs, this book will help equip you to understand missionary life, navigate the holidays, grandparent long distance, and say good bye well.