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Story On My Heart

Hello Friends,

My name is Rachel Byler (plain and simple). I am a Mennonite girl from Ohio, but more importantly a follower of my Dear, Heavenly Father. 200 more words


Mello Yello

My aunt Debbie spent her New Year’s Eves with me when I was young. Toasting the New Year with Mello Yello® in my grandparents’ crystal goblets, we would laugh until Grandma Roberta had told us at least 3 times to keep it down. 471 more words


Why write to our sponsored kids?

If we could be a fly on the wall during our sponsored child’s mail day, what do you think we would see? Smiles? Or perhaps a few trembling lips and hastily covered brave sniffles? 1,208 more words

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Compassion Tuesday: How It All Began

Today, I’m launching a feature I’ve had in my mind since I started this blog: Compassion Tuesdays. I have been a sponsor with Compassion for 20 years and a volunteer Child Advocate for over a decade.

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Steadying the Soul

Ah, autumn. Falling leaves and racing moms. Your nights and weekends are devoted to sports, homework, and other activities. You’d seriously consider voting for a congress rep who’d give your middle-schooler a driver’s license, so you could take a hot bath and work on your own goals. 456 more words


Los Guapos

These are my friends at Compassion project GU-479 in Cantón Paxot II, Guatemala. They wanted me to take their photo while leaning against a motorcycle outside, and when I showed the photo to them, I said, “muy guapo” (very handsome). 61 more words

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Success Stories

Omigoodness I love watching videos of Compassion International’s success stories. Check out Michelle Tolentino’s story about growing up as a sponsored child—click here. Just for fun, try your tongue on a new language. 233 more words