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- 04/26/14 Jill Savage in Lakewood, IL at Crosspoint Lutheran Church
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Category Archives: My Compassion Trip
I’ve had a wonderful birthday week! My family threw a birthday party for me on Sunday. I had hoped to go somewhere warm for my 50th birthday, but my chemo schedule wouldn’t allow it. So they brought the beach to … Continue reading
We’re up to 11 kids sponsored! That’s 11 kids whose lives have been changed in the past 12 days! One of the things our family loves is Compassion Magazine. If you have an iPad, you can download the free Compassion Magazine … Continue reading
Last week Jody, a mom of 5, shared with me her Compassion story. It was such a compelling story that I asked her if I could share it with you! I love stories where God squashes our fears and does … Continue reading
“I’m convinced that one of the most powerful forces on earth is the prayer of a child.” ― Wes Stafford, former CEO of Compassion, Intl We’re up to 9 kids sponsored! 41 left to go! Will you be … Continue reading
Sometimes there is power in hearing someone’s personal story. This video does just that. (If you receive my blog by email, you can watch the video here.) One Act from Compassion International on Vimeo.
When we were in Africa, our Compassion child, Theresia, shared more of her story with us. Because Theresia’s mother was a teenager herself, Theresia’s grandmother served as her primary caregiver during her early years. The more she talked about her … Continue reading
“…when adults speak up for the vulnerable and the weak, working and demanding that safety and respect prevail, God’s little lambs are protected and nourished. They know they are not abandoned; they are loved. And the world becomes a little … Continue reading
I had never heard the phrase “first-world problems” until just a few months ago. Maybe you’re ahead of me and you’re familiar with the phrase and maybe today is the first time you’ve heard it. Regardless, the concept of first-world … Continue reading
My 50th birthday is fast approaching…February 26! My family asked me how I want to celebrate the day and we’re having a small celebration with just close friends and family and I’m looking forward to it! As I thought more … Continue reading