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City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson

City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson. January 24, 2017. G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 432 p. ISBN: 9780399547584.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA. 862 more words


A flower in the desert

The past months have been a whirlwind. Project work swirls around me, and the gusts from changing seasons push me forward. Rain has arrived in Swaziland, and with it comes tremendous growth, change, and mangoes; hope is revivified. 1,860 more words

USA giving new life for Kazakh adoptees

Kanat Beisekeyev is a young ambitious filmmaker from Kazakhstan, whose movies are about people’s real-life stories. Almost two years ago he moved to USA and started filming the lives of Kazakh people who moved there in order to seek new opportunities, pursue their dreams and build new lives. 385 more words


What I Wish Kenyans Knew About Us

Happy 3 months of living in Kenya to us. God is doing great things in our lives here, constantly drawing us closer to Him and teaching us many valuable lessons. 1,018 more words

.hip orphans...kind of a thing.

Photo Cred: Hope In Planks


“I don’t want to help orphans,” said no person ever. But if just thinking of Little ol’ Orphan Annie doesn’t pull at those heartstrings enough to really make you go out and do something, let’s look at some stats. 921 more words

Do Good

Day 33. Injured and out of action.

Its been a few days since our last update and thats down to a few reasons. Firstly, and most importantly, Nicole has not been feeling up to her usual bouncing hyper self due to her injuries not healing as they should. 1,064 more words

Abandoned and in Need of Love

More than ninety percent of babies in China’s orphanages are girls. Prior to 1949, it was common for parents to murder female infants. From the 1950s to the end of the 1970s, due to Mao’s leadership and a tough stance for women’s equality, the death rate dropped. 414 more words