Sharin’ the Love

Back in February, you, our fantastic friends, helped us win the MySpace Impact Award. (This blog was just taking baby steps then, so unless you were our friends on MySpace or Facebook, you might not have heard our cheering.) Well guess what? Another organization, […]

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Getting 10,000 Children Sponsored in 10 Days

Have you noticed the “international” component of who we are? Compassion International. Part of that internationality is that we work in 24 countries throughout the developing world … uh, 25 countries (you know about Togo, right?) And […]

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10 Questions With You

You’ve asked questions of Wess. You’ve asked questions of Edwin. You’ve asked questions of Anthony. And we’re tired of all the questions. WE WANT some answers. How about it? What’s weird about you? How did you choose […]

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Saturday’s Half

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The Sound of Love

There’s a journal sitting on the table next to my bed. There’s also one sitting on the table next to the rocking chair in Edison’s room. I have one to write my thoughts and feelings through my pregnancy and the other to journal through the first […]

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Child Photos in My Account

They’re here! You can see ‘em. Excellent! But you can’t download them yet. We know. We know. It shouldn’t be that hard to do something that seems so simple, but things aren’t always what they appear. Just ask the Jews who didn’t recognize […]

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Iowa, Flooding and the Global Food Crisis

Early in the morning of June 11, after months of heavy precipitation, the Cedar River poured into the streets of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The water quickly swallowed the city. 1,300 city blocks disappeared. 24,000 people were evacuated. 83 of Iowa’s […]

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Creation Revelation

I went camping for the first time this weekend. Turns out … I’m not made for it. There are aspects of it that I enjoyed immensely, such as setting up the tent (which I am proud to say didn’t take us very long), making a fire and cooking dinner over […]

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Back From Bolivia

As many of you know, I recently took a trip to Bolivia to visit my sponsored children. It was an experience I don’t think I’ll ever forget. I had planned on visiting my children for a long time, and this was one of the reasons why I sponsored all […]

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My Sponsored Child Taught Me

My sponsored child taught me . . .

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