Why missionaries need prayer in learning (an)other language(s)

Here’s an example of why missionaries need prayer while studying foreign languages.  We are spoiled.  For the 24 characters and 10 syllables in the Russian words, “изобразительное искусство,” we have 7 characters and 2 syllables in the equivalent English words, “fine art.”  If you know someone who speaks Russian, you owe them a lot of respect for learning the language 🙂