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Be True To Yourself

A couple of weeks back, my heart sank a little when I heard that the Girl Guide association of Australia had chosen to drop the commitment to God from the Girl Guide promise and replace it with a pledge to “be true to myself”. It got me thinking about those words, “be true to myself,” […]

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Love in Action

In one of my visits to a Child Survival Programme beneficiary’s home she talked about some of her experiences, hopes, challenges, and trials. She told us that her husband worked as a shoeshine, and may times he disappeared for weeks. When he finally came home, he returned without money, drugged and drunk, and would hit […]

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Unusual Sponsorship

We often hear of people ‘thinking outside the box’ when it comes to sponsorship – of those who fundraise their £21 a month by eating the same limited diet as their sponsored child, of youth group members clubbing together to support a child. But more than any other, this story told by the Reverend Sally […]

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