Tag Archives: God’s love

Morning Dove

Good morning, sweet dove. I see you watching me. You look sad. Me too. Tired? Me too. Is it scary out there for you? Are you all alone? Yeh, I know the feeling. Sometimes, it seems too hard. It looks … Continue reading

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What’s for Breakfast?

Tevvy squatted down at the front door, one hand shielding her eyes, and looked down the river. Swatting a mosquito from her arm, she squinted her eyes even tighter, as if that would improve her ability to see farther. No … Continue reading

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Another Reason to Go

Death is grief as much to a Cambodian as to a Westerner. However, many Cambodians are Buddhists who do not view death as the end of one’s life but rather as the end of a life cycle. It is a … Continue reading

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What Does Freedom Mean?

The following was written by Marisa Eve, when asked “What does freedom mean?” Marisa has given her life to working with orphaned children in Cambodia. The language is strong. It’s the truth. “Being free means” Free you see isn’t something … Continue reading

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SAME, SAME BUT DIFFERENT

SAME, SAME BUT DIFFERENT A Story for the Children of Cambodia – #2 Ratanak had walked down that road 1,000 times before. It always looked the same. He kicked an empty can with his bare foot as he walked along, … Continue reading

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Jasmine Finds Hope

I will be returning to Cambodia in January, to work alongside my church mission team with children who have been rescued from human trafficking and slavery. (See posts during October/November 2014) I am writing stories for the children in the … Continue reading

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Pick-Up Sticks – a Cambodia Story #5

Be mindful of the needs of others. Yes, Dad, I remember. I can still hear you saying that at the end of every prayer. Be mindful of the needs of others. Yes. Yes…. I’m so mindful that I think I’m … Continue reading

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Garbage Day – A Story of Cambodia – #3

We make our way to a neighborhood restaurant, stepping carefully through the muddy streets. A small girl, holding a basket of handmade bracelets under one arm, leans against a pole and watches our street-side table intently. She stares at me, brown … Continue reading

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I Fell In Love in Cambodia

I fell in love in Cambodia. I fell hard and fast, and I can’t get him out of my mind! Actually, I fell in love with about 150 of them, but this little one high-fived himself into my heart, and … Continue reading

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Pink Fog

A magical walk through the pink fog this morning, led me to another realization of how truly fortunate I am, and to pause and wonder about those we will serve in Cambodia. As we climbed up the 800-something steps of … Continue reading

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