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Disclaimer: This is Going to be Bad

I want so badly to write a blog right now telling you all about my days and what I’m doing and what I’m learning, but for once, I’m out of words. 1,465 more words


Why on earth should we care for the poor?

“Jesus said that the poor will always be with us. So why should we go out of our way to care for them?”

I had been invited to be part of a panel at a church meeting for a question and answer discussion about poverty and injustice. 940 more words



Days in Rwanda are pretty much exactly 12 hours. The sun rises just before 6AM and starts to set around 6PM. The days seem like they fly by when I am in Rwanda and stand still when I am at home. 686 more words

Hope Shines

A Sunny Day in the Township

We arrived today and saw that the playground was finished. Well, the one piece was finished and the kids were so excited to play on it. 384 more words

South Africa

Squirrelly Saturdays Week Four

Our number have increased by one last night but we are excepting several more in the coming days due to the weather we have been experiencing.  283 more words


Sabrinah Safaris partners with charity organisations as a way of pledging support towards the needy society in Uganda. A number of organisations get a chance to be visited by some tourists who choose to. 101 more words

Lonely Planet

Blue Moon, Roots, and Orphans

Today Eileen Tabios’ new book INVENTORY arrived in the mail at my workplace (Woodland Pattern). Anne, the founder and director said, “have you ever read the chapbook we published by Jessica Hagedorn and her daughter?” 137 more words

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