Catching the Rain

Compassion Blogger, Faith, Life and Compassion won third place during Blog Month by writing from the perspective of a child living in extreme poverty.

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Are You Ignoring Their Prayer Requests?

My sponsored child asks me to pray for his studies and please pray for rain for the crops. I toss the letter on the couch and move on with my day. I’ve read it all before and as a city girl the request for rain means little to me.

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Was My Sponsored Child Affected by That Crisis?

In a perfect world, here’s how the process would work:

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What is Want? (Understanding Want)

Hunger and want are so unreal and unknown to us that we don’t even blink an eye at it because the want in the world is unknown or not personal to us.

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Doing a New Thing

It is officially my last Tuesday in the office, and I am … speechless. Where did the last six weeks go? Despite the fact that there are only three days left in this work week, it feels as though there is two weeks worth of work to be done. I will […]

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