Results for Reflections

Dr. Tim Mead at work in Kenya

Mead Minutes: Happy New Year!

by on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 8:59 pm

2016 was a year that used CURE International to reach out in love and caring to many across the globe. The physically disabled, both children and adults, are marginalized in most societies.

Dr. Tim Mead at work in Kenya

Mead Minutes: Merry Christmas!

by on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 8:27 pm

As we draw close to Christmas, I always feel a tension present. There is the joy of celebration and remembering why we have Christmas. People tend to focus on the Christ child, but stores, ads, and events also bombard us with ‘must get’ or must do’ needs that push a hectic pace.

Dr. Tim Mead at work in Kenya

Mead Minutes: Trials, healing, and waiting

by on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 11:00 pm

Healing is all about the three components we stress at CURE International: emotional, spiritual, and physical. All three areas need to be in balance, strong, and healthy for us to function well. How often do we keep on plugging along knowing something is not right?


Wherever Jesus is, healing follows

by on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 10:11 pm

It’s no secret that Jesus spent a lot of time healing people, but He didn’t necessarily spend a lot of time seeking out people to heal. In Matthew, crowds came to Jesus and placed people with a variety of disabilities at His feet. An entire town gathered at His door in Mark and He healed many of their diseases. A paralyzed man was carried on a mat and brought before Jesus in Luke. In John, a man found Jesus as soon as He arrived in town and begged Him to heal his son.

Our 2015 CURE U Zambia team and a few of the incredible people who work at the Beit CURE Hospital.

My CURE trip: There is no one like Jesus

by on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 9:41 am

There is no one like Jesus. We can search far and wide, up and down and around the world, but we will find no one like Jesus Christ. This truth was evident to me during my time in Zambia. It was extremely impactful meeting children served by CURE.

Dr. Tim Mead at work in Kenya

Mead Minutes: Growing in leadership

by on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11:15 am

Returning to the Philippines was a good and needed experience. I think we all need to return to places we have worked and lived to keep us humble.

John Lloyd definitely wore it better! My "sling buddy", or as his mom joked "boxing partner!"

What I did on my summer vacation

by on Friday, November 25, 2016 at 4:21 pm

A few months ago, I broke my elbow. It was nothing dramatic—just the natural outcome of the ridiculous idea that I could somehow ride a motorbike.


A different kind of healing

by on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 9:11 am

A young lady who was 17 years old came to CURE in Kijabe, Kenya. She was scheduled for an amputation. Everyone began doing their part to prepare this lady for the new reality she was about to face when she walks out of the operating room.


Who are your heroes?

by on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 12:11 pm

Life is full of heroes. Some are known by many. Some are known by few. Some are the silent kind who work behind the scenes, making life a better place unbeknownst to almost everyone. Recently in Kenya, we celebrated Mashujaa Day. Mashujaa is the Swahili word for heroes.


Called to serve: The struggle is real

by on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 8:16 pm

I don’t know about my other CURE U friends, so I’ll speak for myself when I say that sometimes it’s really, really hard to feel like I’m making an impact as a college student. When I returned to the States, I was legitimately miserable. I desperately missed the scorching heat of Malawi: the blazing sun reflecting off […]

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