Entries in A Sponsor's Journal (40)
Poverty is many things -- a thief, a burden, a pressing question... but can poverty mean something else, even in the face of tragedy?
In reading over the letters from my sponsored girls, I realized that I connect better with Sovanna in Cambodia than with sweet Munni in Bangladesh.
And I know the reason why.
How many teachers made a lasting impact on your life? Do you pray for the teachers who have a direct influence on your sponsored child? Here are a few suggestions...
The postcard is right -- I AM praying for my sponsored girls. So why can't I find the right words to pray? And what did an Ethiopian project worker have to say about it?
Is it strange to write out a prayer? A Sponsor's Journal looks at her own desire for prayer and hopes it will help her respond well to her sponsored girls' requests.
A bunny that brings treats via hollow plastic eggs nestled in fake grass which rest in baskets. Could you explain this tradition to your sponsored child in a clear and concise way?
Volunteering comes in many shapes and sizes. Responding to this call made one sponsor a little cold, a little shy, and more than a little grateful. Will you accept the challenge?