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    Stories From Our Blog Trips

    Twice a year we take a group of bloggers to a country we work in so they can experience our ministry firsthand. You can follow along, in words, photos and video at, as well as enjoy the highlights of each trip here.

    Stories From Our Blog Trips

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    meeting joely {our sponsored daughter} | “Before our trip, I knew child sponsorship was important, but I had no idea how life-changing it is.” #CompassionBloggers

    meeting joely {our sponsored daughter} - Lisa Leonard Designs Blog


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    Why Compassion Isn’t a Project But An Intimate Whisper of Love | "Compassion isn’t about analyzing a person and their plight. Compassion is a personal movement toward ONE individual." #CompassionBloggers

    Faith Barista

    Just One | "I can’t help every child, but I can make a difference to the one right in front of me." #CompassionBloggers

    Just One - Living Well Spending Less®

    the beauty of the dominican republic | "Want to be part of something beautiful? consider sponsoring a child in the dominican republic. it will make all the difference in this child’s life." #CompassionBloggers

    the beauty of the dominican republic

    "God has made man in His image and likeness and has given man the tremendous power to create; create Love, Faith, Hope, Dreams, Desire, Families, Communities, Cities, Nations, Opportunities and Compassion." #CompassionBloggers

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    You of Great Influence | "More than anything, you have influence if inside you are burning bright with that Holy Spirit. His mission the same as the Father’s. His influence more than that of any man." #CompassionBloggers

    You of Great Inluence

    Will you pour compassion into the heart of a child in poverty by becoming a sponsor? #CompassionBloggers

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    Why Love Is Not a Consolation But a Light | “I ask you now to stop and pray for Luis and his beautiful family. Pray boldly. Let’s ask God for what this family needs: a job.” #CompassionBloggers

    Why Love Is Not a Consolation But a Light

    ....and a child living in poverty needs you. Will you become a sponsor today? #CompassionBloggers

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    Not Just a Day | “We say yes. Yes. Yes. A thousand yeses. Wondering if it will unfold into some…something. And then one day. A day that seemed like it would be just a day, breaks open like a piñata you’ve been swinging at for years.” #CompassionBloggers

    Not Just a Day

    Everything We Have | “Jesus wants everything we have. He wants our whole heart, even when we feel like we have nothing left to give.” #CompassionBloggers

    Everything We Have - Living Well Spending Less®

    How to Get Rid of the Darkness in Your World… | "We need to stay focused on the only real solution to darkness: adding more light." #CompassionBloggers

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    I’m fine, thanks. | “These trips can be overwhelming and heart-wrenching and exhausting. “But I’m fine”, I assured myself. I’m not going to let my emotions get the best of me. And then we went to visit Elsa…” #CompassionBloggers

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    “Little boys and girls — who can’t see, hear or speak the name of Jesus — hear The Voice of One who calls them all His: Jesus." #CompassionBloggers

    Meeting Ashley & Arita: Why One Country Road Paved With Dirt Led to a Waterfall of Joy :: Compassion Trip to Dominican Republic (Day 2) #UnscriptedCompassion

    "Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock." Matt. 7:24-25 #CompassionBloggers

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    The Yes That Matters: “There’s power in saying “no” so that you can make room for the “yes” that matters.” #CompassionBloggers

    The Yes That Matters - Front Row Mama

    "Children in the DR are just like children anywhere. They love electronics. But they also need to know they are seen and that they have value." #CompassionBloggers

    A Pebble in a Pond - Sandra Heska King

    Yes changes lives. Yes can change a child’s life forever. Yes can change eternity. #CompassionBloggers

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    Just yes. “I used to think you had to be special for God to use you, but now I know you simply need to say yes.” ~Bob Goff #CompassionBloggers

    Just Yes.

    Sending You Hope and a Dream from the Dominican Republic… “This is a house of love. And that is worth more than anything else.” #CompassionBloggers

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    The Last Thing I Expected to Find “I’m not quite sure what I was expecting today, but I know it wasn’t what I found.” #CompassionBloggers

    The Last Thing I Expected to Find - Living Well Spending Less®

    a mother’s heart “I looked into this mama’s eyes and saw my own heart. A heart that simply wants every good thing for my children.” #CompassionBloggers

    a mother's heart