orn in 1899 in rural Australia, Rubina May Ferris lived a life of adventure, heartache, and joy. Together with her husband, Norman, they helped pioneer the Adventist work in the South Pacific’s Solomon Islands. It was dangerous, demanding work. Yet Ruby never felt she accomplished much for the gospel.
 
When Ruby passed away at 103, she left behind a diary. Called Nana’s Memoirs, it provides an intriguing glimpse into the heart of a missionary whose passion for souls knew no bounds. The following are excerpts from Nana’s Memoirs.
 
“Baby Overboard!” (1929)
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