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You Are Known By Your Love

Encouragement in sponsorship can be found in unexpected places. This sponsor heard God speak to her -- powerfully -- in a worship song.

May your heart for changing the lives of others be refreshed by this message!

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Writing By Their Own Hand

How should you respond if your child is not yet able to write? When should you expect them to write on their own?

One sponsor found some surprising answers...

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When Poverty Is The Fuse

Kenyans gather to view the destruction caused by a broken fuel pipe in a Nairobi slum. Photo: Khalil Senois/Associated Press

Poverty is many things -- a thief, a burden, a pressing question... but can poverty mean something else, even in the face of tragedy?

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How Do You Write To A Muslim Child?

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.

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Pray For The Teachers

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...

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Hope Uplifted = Hesitation? 

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?

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Prayer: Making It Personal

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.

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Child Sponsorship: What’s It Really About?

Why do you sponsor a child? Is your answer as telling as mine?

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A Prayer For Mothers

Is a mother's love stronger than poverty?

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Holidays: A Bunny Does What?

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?

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