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What Else Could Go Right?

In just three days, I’ll be leaving for a Compassion tour in Nicaragua.

It’s a trip I’ve been hoping to take since first becoming a sponsor through Compassion four years ago, but the weeks leading up to this trip haven’t gone exactly as I had envisioned them. 662 more words

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GUEST POST: Online letters

Today we are once more having a sneak peek behind the scenes into Compassion International’s Global Ministry Centre in Colorado Springs, USA and this time we are having a closer look at how technology can help us in our letter writing… once again a very big thank you to our Compassion volunteer tour guide for this wonderful tour. 357 more words

Creative Ideas

This.Bothers.Me

D: Mom, are we rich?

Me: That depends on your point of view; if you’re talking about world standards or American standards.

B: There’s more to life than money.   405 more words

Social Obligation

Someone Get This Boy a Frisbee!

On Thursday we took a bus to a village on the outskirts of Barranquilla, Colombia to visit a brand new church that was planted by… 327 more words

North Terrace Church

Loneliness Stinketh!!

I vividly remember moving to Texas for the first time sixteen years ago.  My Dad and I drove pretty much non-stop from Wisconsin, all the way to the great state Texas. 1,295 more words

Reclaiming Abundance: Wear Love (week 5!)

Doesn’t that just sound lovely? No pun intended… originally. Sometimes I surprise myself with my rapier wit. (Which makes me feel badly. I mean, some people out there are a few crayons short of a full box, while I’m like the Crayola 96-crayon box with built in sharpener… Sigh. 1,301 more words

Here I Am: Burkina Faso

Yes, here I am.

I confess, I’ve been incredibly unfaithful to my blog as of late. I make no promise to be better. I promise only to reward you for coming back by sharing a beautiful song at the end of this post. 662 more words

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