...as opposed to "safely home," which is generally used by Christians to mean dead.
I made it back. I have a lot on my mind, but who knows how long it will take to get it all down. Things seem to be busier than ever.
So while I'm composing my thoughts, you can read this from Dan Phillips, which is where I was last Wednesday (after meeting with the LDS missionaries), and this from RevGoT, which is a complement (though not a perfect parallel) to what I experienced.
A quick thanks to all who prayed for my trip & our discussions with the two Mormon missionaries.