Posts tagged Joy

Bringing Smiles: “The Best in Malawi”

by on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:50 am

“Working at CURE is not just about the job, because I can take blood in a hospital anywhere. It’s about the smiles on the kids’ faces when they are calling out your name or running towards you in the corridors because they consider you their new best friend,” Lester told us with a smile on […]

Facing trials with joy

by on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 6:00 am

This morning, I took time away from my busy-ness to read some of the updates of the CUREkids. Hopeful images of shining smiles in times of distress called me out of my drone-like existence and challenged my apathy. It was said of a girl named Sirgut that, “even if she is in pain sometimes, she always has a beautiful smile on her face to everyone who passes by.” Reading this convicted me of my own discontentment.

The summer I spent with royalty

by on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 3:06 pm

When most college students describe their best summer ever, it typically involves beach trips, concerts, and deep summer tans. While my summer may not seem “glamorous” when viewed from a worldly standpoint, according to Scripture, I spent my summer with royalty.


Healing, joy, and hope amongst pain

by on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 9:28 am

Her name is Mercy, yesterday she sat in my office drawing pictures of princesses. Today, what happens in the operating room decides whether she’ll ever be using that hand to draw again.

Joy and the witch doctor

by on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Joy’s parents quickly found a medical doctor who could help them. The doctor told them that this was a condition called hydrocephalus. He explained what it was, then brought a light that would exceed any flicker they had seen before: the CURE hospital in Lusaka could treat hydrocephalus, and Joy could be taken there the next morning!

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