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Something Wonderful: Keep on playing
I love thinking about all of these stages of “play.” We don’t stop playing, it just changes and evolves. Isn’t that one way we learn about our world?
He is always near
God sees all of us in our troubles. It doesn’t seem like it sometimes, but He is the “God Who Sees.” This is what Hagar called Him in the desert. After He revealed Himself to her, she knew that God had been there all along.
There is nothing like being confronted by a powerful enemy that makes us run so fast to our Mighty God. There is nothing that exposes like weakness: both to fight the enemy, but also to act the way we should in our day-to-day lives when fighting such enemies.
Why won’t you help?
The past couple of days, I have come across a number of photos that I’ve taken while serving at CURE. They are photos of people whose “small” acts of kindness have challenged my attitude towards helping others and sharing with those in need.
A pair of shoes can change a life
Our second daughter, Anna, was diagnosed with mild clubfoot in her left foot at birth, and we began treatment when she was 10 weeks old. We prayed from the beginning that Anna would not need surgery, and that God would supernaturally stretch her tendon.
Something wonderful: Seasons
Living in Pennsylvania most of my life, I did not realize how much I love the change of seasons. I know, people have complained about snow, the humidity of August, and perhaps that spring may be too rainy. Believe me, I have had my gripes, but I love it!
Give me new eyes
“Now therefore stand still and see this great thing that the Lord will do before your eyes.” 1 Samuel 12:16 Recently, CURE received a visit from some students and staff from an international school in Nairobi. This group was really interested in our work with Smile Train, an organization that helps provide free cleft lip […]
The fallacy of comparison
CURE University students are perfectionists. So am I. As a person with strong, perfectionist tendencies, what becomes my standard?
CURE Zambia: We are family
For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.
Mead Minutes: Are short-term missions good or bad?
Our time in Zambia, although short, was great. I was able to work with the CURE surgeons and get a feel of the problems Zambian children face.
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