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There’s something I stopped telling people a couple of years ago, not because it’s a secret but because the words carry responsibility. I wasn’t ready to be responsible. 1,147 more words

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Great is Your Faithfulness

Just wanted to post a quick update about how I’m doing since we’ve been home for a week now.

My incisions are healing well. I’m still using Steri-Strips on them so they’ll heal nice and flat. 589 more words

Yellow For Endo

Being "Shadow-Defeaters"

In a recent letter in Compassion magazine, President and CEO, Santiago “Jimmy Mellado points out that Psalm 23 begins with the “paths of righteousness” — a sunny, warm and inviting atmosphere. 370 more words

Living As Apprentices

Compassion Wednesday: Generalizations and True Compassion - 2 Reblogs

Let’s talk about what it really means to help one another in this crazy world of ours. Specifically, let’s talk about all the generalizations we make about the world around us – those parts that are foreign to us and yet we think we know them all too well. 916 more words

Compassion Wednesday

Buzzwords & Beliefs Part 4

Four weeks ago, we began creating an intentional life. Intentionality is when we live in alignment with our core values. This alignment might help us reach goals, but only because it unsticks our gears so we can enjoy the ride. 833 more words

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Summer Snowman

Well, not really. As I’ve mentioned before, the letters I receive from the children take a while to get to me. This is a drawing from  21 more words

Sponsoring Children

Slacktivism: how to be effective on social media


International (MNN) – The widespread debate surrounding the modern day phenomena of ‘slacktivism’ is quite surprising.

For those of you who don’t know this term, it was reportedly coined in 1995, a… 1,119 more words

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