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The Awful Reality of Poverty
Posted By Becky Giovagnoni On June 18, 2008 @ 1:47 am In Multimedia | 10 Comments
In an effort to keep you from becoming emotionally disconnected  …
This video , featured on Washingtonpost.com, is the most effective video I have seen yet on the global food crisis, in terms of showing the awful reality of poverty.
As I learn more about this crisis, I am increasingly convinced that THIS – the global food crisis – is our opportunity to live out Proverbs 3:27-28.
Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act. Do not say to your neighbor, “Come back later; I’ll give it tomorrow” — when you now have it with you. (NIV)
Although Compassion does not currently work in Mauritania, we do work in 24 other countries  where you can make a difference.
What will you do?
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 emotionally disconnected: http://blog.compassion.com/compassion-fatigue/
 This video: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/globalfoodcrisis/marginsvideo.html?referrer=emaillink
 24 other countries: http://www.compassion.com/about/where/default.htm
 Global Food Crisis in Haiti: http://blog.compassion.com/global-food-crisis-in-haiti/
 The Importance of Names: http://blog.compassion.com/the-importance-of-names/
 The Poverty of ME: http://blog.compassion.com/the-poverty-of-me/
 I Hope: http://blog.compassion.com/i-hope/
 Helping Children in Poverty is Not an Obligation; It’s an Opportunity: http://blog.compassion.com/helping-children-in-poverty-is-not-an-obligation-its-an-opportunity/
 New Year Reflections for 2009: http://blog.compassion.com/new-year-reflections/
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