Category Archives: Compassion International

Pablo: Putting a Face to the Earthquakes in Ecuador

This is Pablo, one of the five children I sponsor through Compassion International. Pablo lives in Ecuador. As you may have heard, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck near the central coast of Ecuador on April 16 causing devastating damage.  An … Continue reading

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Praying for Children in Poverty – Part 2

 ♠ Compassion International, a sponsorship agency for children in need has just published the Journey Prayer Guide, a 30-day Prayer Guide for children in poverty, created by the staff of Compassion Magazine.  Below you will find prayer suggestions for a week.  Further … Continue reading

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Praying for Children in Poverty – Part 1

PRAYING FOR CHILDREN IN POVERTY  Compassion International, a sponsorship agency for children in need has just published the Journey Prayer Guide, a 30-day Prayer Guide for children in poverty, created by the staff of Compassion Magazine.  Below you will find prayer … Continue reading

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Sharing Your Love with the “Least of These”

Compassion International Tamrie Kumsa (age 8) lives on the plains of Obi, Ethiopia with her mother and father and four siblings. Her house has a thatched roof, dirt floors and wood walls. Most adults work as farmers and earn the … Continue reading

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Where is Burkina Faso – and Why Should You Care?

Compassion International Several years ago I made a project of trying to learn the names and location of all the countries of Africa. I did not do well.  But I know exactly where Burkina Faso is because that’s where Marina … Continue reading

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“Include Us in Your Prayer”

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL Last November I posted my concern about one of my Compassion-sponsored children Aibie who lives in the Philippines.  Typhoon Haiyan  had swept through her area and the Compassion staff could not be sure that she, her family, or … Continue reading

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News about Aibie

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL I have posted twice (Nov. 8 and Nov. 25) since Typhoon Haiyan about my concerns about one of the children I sponsor through Compassion International.  Today I received this e-mail from Compassion. “We now have more specific information … Continue reading

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Hanging on to the Holy days

MY JOURNEY Today is Thanksgiving Day in America – a celebration that was hard to hang onto because  from all sides I am being pushed into Christmas consumerism.  But I just finished writing to all seven of the kids I sponsor around the world though … Continue reading

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