Faith was horrified when she realized the truth. She was pregnant. The repercussions for Faith’s life were immediate and drastic. At just 14 years of age, she dropped out of school. Her family, dismayed and embarrassed by the news, offered her little support. When the baby came, and she took up the responsibility of caringContinue reading “Painting a New Picture”
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Pray for Lebanon as disaster looms
Decades of mismanagement, corruption and overspending have left Lebanon on the brink of disaster. The future looks bleak – and it is heartbreaking to witness.
Across the Railway Line
This is a short description of a visit to the Misisi slum, in Lusaka, Zambia. Although written several years ago, the suffering of people who live “across the railway line” is no different today… You step across the railway line to get into the Misisi slum. And, when you cross the line, you enter aContinue reading “Across the Railway Line”