Catalyst 2009: It Could Have Been Me

As I write this, there are tears splattered on my keyboard and mascara smeared on my cheeks. I’m not much of a crier, perhaps being desensitized as a result of reading painful stories every day. But this video of Jimmy Wambua meeting his sponsor has […]

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Meeting Sarath

When I was in India last month, I met the boy I sponsor, Sarath. I had been hoping and praying to meet him, and I just happened to be taking a work trip to India. I was a bit nervous. Don’t tell, but I’m not great with kids. I know I work […]

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Rosa: An Amazing Woman

I met an amazing young woman this week while leading a trip to see Compassion’s work in Honduras. The young woman’s name is Rosa, and she is part of Compassion’s Leadership Development Program. This university-based program, known as LDP, works […]

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Amisi

Last night was one of the best nights of my life. I got to meet Amisi, my 5-year-old sponsored boy; the Uganda office was kind enough to coordinate our visit. I have to say, Amisi has to be the cutest boy in the entire country. Of course, I’m sure I’m […]

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