How do you summarise 1264 miles and 13 days into a couple of paragraphs? Well that’s what the Gundry family intend to do.
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Have you considered sending a financial gift to your sponsored child or their family? There’s many ways you can bless your child, their family or the Compassion project…
Sending photographs is really important. A sponsored child can see their sponsor and are able to focus their prayers on a real person’s face. You can also send flat paper items such as postcards and stickers with the letters that you write to your child, but there’s a limit to what you can send every time.
Have you considered sending a financial gift to your sponsored child or their family?
This evening I watched Blood Diamond for the first time. I’d been meaning to watch it for a while, but kept finding reasons not to: work, travel, church, leisure activities, anything I could think of to avoid watching it. Perhaps I was trying to avoid the inevitable violence, perhaps I couldn’t stand the thought of watching Leonardo di Caprio struggle with a South African accent, or perhaps I just didn’t want to be confronted with the harsh realities of what happened in Sierra Leone.
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,” what do they really mean?
When Attilá Sá from Brazil knew he would be in Europe this summer he was determined to make his dream come true and visit his sponsors in England. Mr and Mrs Winters had been faithful sponsors of Attilá for 14 years to the point of his graduation from Compassion so this was going to be an unforgettable moment.