Dominican Republic

Today I read a blog from one of the people on the Compassion trip to the Dominican Republic.  It broke me.  One of the bloggers talked about meeting her sponsored child.  The child didn’t smile…she was so stuck in the mindset of poverty that she had no hope.  You can read that post here.  OHMYGOODNESS. Continue reading “Dominican Republic”

Looking for change?

While we here in the US were glued to our televisions, our computers, our smart phones, anxiously anticipating, debating, pondering who would be elected the 44th president of the United States of America, there was a team of individuals visiting children in the Dominican Republic.  They had an opportunity to play with the children, seeContinue reading “Looking for change?”

Compassion trip to Dominican Republic

A few months ago, when I was at my last job, one of my tasks was to arrange a golf trip for the doctors who helped the training program I coordinated.  The pictures I saw were absolutely breathtaking.  The golf courses, astounding.  I wanted to go there in the worst way. Then I remembered thatContinue reading “Compassion trip to Dominican Republic”

Blog Action Day 2008

I remember seeing commercials showing children in poverty.  A nice, soothing voice over gives the statistics about how many children die every day of malnutrition and from a lack of clean drinking water.  For less than a cup of coffee, you can save a child’s life…call 1-800 SAVE-A-CHILD.  I’d get all choked up, feel guiltyContinue reading “Blog Action Day 2008”

Meet my friend Peter

Hello blog friends.  Meet my friend Peter.  A few months ago, I heard about a group of bloggers who were traveling to Uganda to raise awareness of Compassion International.  I was interested…I had never heard of such a thing before.  Being a blogger, my interest was especially piqued. I read the blogs of the people, sawContinue reading “Meet my friend Peter”