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It’s almost been one week since we returned home from the Blog Trip to the Dominican Republic. We’re slowly settling back into our routines. Remembering how to live in our reality while carefully carrying with us the reality of the children we met. More than 30 blog posts were written by our trip bloggers. It…

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Compassion Bloggers Dominican Republic 2015

Being born in America, eating every day all day any day, being able to read and write, going to university. If you can say yes to any of these you are the minority in this world. You have influence.

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Feb 19 2015

Not Just a Day

Compassion Bloggers Dominican Republic 2015

Some days, most days – they’re just that. Days. And then one day. A day that seemed like it would be just a day, breaks open like a piñata you’ve been swinging at for years.

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Marlo looks up at us and he knows. He knows he’s becoming a man. And in so many ways as a sacrificial lamb.

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Feb 16 2015

Just Yes.

Compassion Bloggers Dominican Republic 2015

Yes changes lives. Yes can change a child’s life forever. Yes can change eternity.

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Time used to dance slowly for me. I remember my creeping countdown to Christmas break. Spring break. Summer…The beginning of our lives was marked with seasons broken up for us, with rest. Then there was college and marriage and all the responsibility that piles itself high. It feels like a new kind of time that…

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laundry

This slum is what nightmares are made of. Filled with what gifts are made of.

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Poverty is a strong force. And it’s lies cripple.

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Sponsorship isn’t just for women.

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Lira Day One

Freedom came for Grace when soldiers from the government raided the Lord’s Resistance Army camp where she and her mother were being held. After this, for seven years, they moved frequently, looking for a place to live.

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It’s our five-year anniversary of Compassion Blog Trips. It all started in Uganda. Did you know that you’re the reason we get to celebrate five years?

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bri and friend

A message every child needs to hear is, “Jesus loves you and He won’t ever leave you. He won’t ever let you down.”

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Beginning today through June 30, 2014, if you are a member of the Compassion Bloggers Network and you participate in at least three blogging assignments you will be eligible for our rewards program.

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Our release cost the Father His only Son by the way of His broken, holy, sacrificed body. Release costs. It always costs.

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Here are some of the favorite posts from the Nicaragua blog trip!

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Jun 21 2013

To See a Child Smile

Compassion Bloggers Nicaragua 2013 - Project 111 - Day 3

The bloggers all sit in a circle and laugh and pretend to know Spanish and laugh some more. But not Ivan. He does not smile.

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Compassion Bloggers Nicaragua 2013 - Project 186 - Day 2

One day all of our works on this earth will go through the fire. And those works, they will burn and bring loss. Or endure and bring reward.

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This trash dump in Nicaragua is where mothers, grandmothers, men and children come to make a living. It’s where they find their lunch. For children it’s where they play and take their midday nap.

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We have an incredible lineup of bloggers traveling to Nicaragua. Their posts are sure to stir and challenge us all. We also have a little contest.

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world malaria day 2013

Half of the world’s population, 3.3 billion people, is at risk of malaria. And it’s all because of mosquitoes.

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charity research

Research shows that children who participated in Compassion’s holistic child development through sponsorship program stayed in school longer, were more likely to have salaried or white-collar employment and were more likely to be leaders in their communities and churches than their peers who did not participate in our program.

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inspirational bible verse

If there is one thing Brianne has learned, it is that the truth really does set you free. And the truth can be found in the Word and the truth must live in our heart.

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pictures of peru

In case you missed it, we’ve captured Peru for you in photo, word and video. And it case you wanted to see it, we’d like to show you what Peru looks like.

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Highly vulnerable children are considered at greater risk compared to their peers in our Child Sponsorship Program. The Highly Vulnerable Children’s Fund steps in when there is a need cannot be covered by monthly sponsorship funds.

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October was going to be a normal month with planned dinner dates and errand running and church on Sundays…but one evening, one thing changed, and it changed everything. That one thing was a death.

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