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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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Children of the Kingdom

Wazoeli is 18 and has a view of Mt. Kilimanjaro from his home in Tanzania. His father is in jail and his mother works  3 jobs to support him and to pay his way to boarding school so he can have a future … Continue reading

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“Live simply so that others can simply live”

I wish I could take credit for the profound quote above because it has been my philosophy for many years now.  I read it in an article by Mark Hanlon called Stuff, an American Phenomenon in the Compassion magazine (Fall, 2012) … Continue reading

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