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painting of the prodigal son parable

Thankful God is always calling kids & grown-ups home

I’ve spent the past two nights reading to my niece from Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing by Sally Lloyd-Jones (with captivating illustrations by Jago). I am so glad to be reading her a book about God that says so much more than,“Don’t be a bad girl;” or “Be a good girl.” While abstract concepts […]

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harvested field

The Harvest is Plentiful, Workers are Few—What’s it All About?

It’s Fall in North America and elsewhere—a time of harvest. I baked an apple pie last weekend with apples picked from my friend’s apple trees. Pumpkin patches are full of children picking just the right pumpkin. In general, many of us are enjoying the fruits of our own or others’ labors. This morning I came […]

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Book Cover for A Diary of Prayer

O Everlasting Mercy, Banish Darkness and Bring New Life Upon the Earth

In recent years I have been really taken with the writing of Elizabeth Goudge. She lived from 1900 to 1984 and wrote both fiction (I highly recommend her stories!) and non-fiction and edited several anthologies. Most of her books are out of print now. It’s a shame! For my last birthday, my friend and colleague […]

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Ethiopian boy looks out over countryside

Learning from Artists and Olympians

During a recent trip to Ethiopia, one of FH’s largest fields of operation, I purchased a postcard by local artist. The painting on the card featured an Ethiopian Airlines airplane full of passengers that were clearly Ethiopian themselves. You can see it here. I thought it was pretty cool. I really liked the style of […]

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South Sudan: A hopeful—yet uncertain—future

A country claiming its independence after 21 years of war, with 2.5 million dead, is a courageous undertaking. South Sudan made the one-year mark of its independence—but what’s ahead?   “A year ago it was the newest nation in the world,” said Keith Wright, Food for the Hungry’s international president. “The South Sudanese were very […]

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Our #fhbloggers Are In Ethiopia THIS WEEK – Here’s How You Can Join In On The Journey!

Howdy Friends and Family, You may already be aware that the Food for the Hungry Blogger Trip to Ethiopia is THIS WEEK!!! You may also be asking yourself “HOW CAN I HELP SUPPORT THIS TRIP.” Well I’m glad you asked! Below are the details on the trip and how you can not only follow along […]

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On my desk this week….South Sudan celebrates Independence Day!

  I’ve been very excited about this week and I’ve been typing double time to squeeze in even more work than usual. Why’s that? It’s Fourth of July this week and it’s time to celebrate! For many Americans, this means barbeques, family time, reflecting on our nation’s history and of course, fireworks. And lucky for […]

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Small businesses are key to South Sudan success as a nation.

A lesson from a taxi driver in Bor, South Sudan

If you travel to South Sudan, you will within 15 minutes of your arrival realize that it’s a harsh place. The new country born just a year ago is having a new beginning after nearly melting away under the heat of Africa’s longest civil war. All systems collapsed under the weight of the war; health, […]

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The Personal Gifts of Sponsoring a Child – #fhbloggers ethiopia series (via @kristenhowerton)

KRISTEN HOWERTON: A mom of four children within four years via birth and adoption, and has been blogging at Rage Against the Minivan as a coping skill since 2004. She teaches psychology at Vanguard University and lives in Southern California. Kristen’s blog was chosen to the in Babble’s Top 100 in 2011 and was just […]

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Why I Said “YES” To Food for the Hungry’s #fhbloggers Trip To Ethiopia (via @todaysletters)

EMILY LOERKE: A Dallas girl that believes it would be the perfect city if it were only in the mountains, right by the ocean with a downtown ballpark, four real seasons, and a ready supply of Blue Bell Ice Cream. Emily has been on staff at Watermark Community Church for the past seven years, and […]

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