Why do you do what you do and how do you explain the “whys” to others in your life?
Each of us needs to take seriously the call to be an advocate for children. Kids watch us, and we have a responsibility to model fully the life we encourage them to walk.
Valdênia was 15 years old when she taught a little boy in the community to read and write.
“He was 7 and had difficulties learning at school. His mother asked me to help him.”
At that time, Valdênia was in high school, but had no hope to get into a university. Today, three years later, she…
As soon as I completed my Advocate training, my first thought was to host a Compassion Sunday at my church. I was on fire, passionate, and thought that was the obvious next step. I was wrong.
You can also view this video, Step Into My Life: Selamawit’s Story, on Vimeo.
You can also view this video, Step Into My Life: Christuraj’s Story, in Vimeo.
I’m still not quite sure how I made it to Phoolwari Child Development Center in Delhi’s Suraj Park slum, but perhaps one never understands the directions and way to the places that exist beneath the radar.
I remember looking out the window of the van and noticing the markets, the vibrant colors of the fruits, the…