Dear God, I've put off writing this letter for a long time - and to be honest, I've dreaded writing it all day. You see, I'm afraid of what will happen when I completely open up and put pen to paper. I'm afraid I will fall apart. I'm afraid I'll get messy. I'm afraid … Continue reading Are You There God? Do You Hear Me?
Two months ago I called Compassion International regarding my correspondent child, Josué. I hadn't heard from him in 6 months and was worried something had happened. During my call, I also asked Compassion to check on my little Emily's mother. In a recent letter, Emily shared that her mother was recovering from surgery. Last Friday … Continue reading When a Mother Loses Her Sight
Did you know that October 17, was World Poverty Day? You know, with my heart for Compassion its easy for me to put on what I'll call poverty blinders. Its easy to get in the habit of thinking that poverty is an over there thing, never an over here thing. It doesnt happen in my … Continue reading Poverty Tells Many Stories