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I\’m After Your Heart

It was 3:30 am and I was awaken by Imprint Hope’s House Manager…Clare, can you come and check on Gift. I rush downstairs and find all of the mothers at our center praying over little Gift who has a raging 105.7 fever. She had been vomiting all night and looked incredibly pale and dehydrated. We …

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Meet Me There

Surviving. The explicit significance of this word can be interpreted in various ways. To some, it could mean ‘surviving’ a long week at work. To others, it could be \’surviving’ an intense run or workout. And still others, ‘surviving’ could mean living amidst vivid memories of pain and trauma. To four year old, Rachel, ‘surviving\’ means being locked …

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You Will Make Me Brave

Just the other night, sleepy Hassan comes creeping into my room with tears streaming down his face, saying ‘Mom, I had a bad dream.’ Recognizing that Hassan has a long history of nightmares, I stopped everything I was doing, dried his tears and asked ‘what did you dream about?’ With a tear-filled voice Hassan replied, …

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Beauty will Rise

Growing up, the word missions to me was the exciting concept of a month long adventure to a foreign country, something to check off my bucket list, the picture for my Facebook profile, or a story to share so I felt less guilty about my self-absorbed life in America. In college, I went on a …

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Tripping Over Today

According to Webster’s dictionary, a dreamer is defined as one who has ideas or conceives projects regarded as impractical. Someone whose plans are not based in reality. Well lets just say that if I had a nickel for every time I have caught myself dreaming up some wild vision for our world or wondering what …

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