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Durjoy with his “first fruits”   One of our Class 1 boys came to me a little over a week ago so excited!  His teacher had given every student some seeds to grow a few plants of their own.  When I came home from school one day, he came running, saying “Auntie, look!”  He had […] Read More...

The thunderous voice of evil is nothing new to this world. It is particularly familiar to those who have followed Christ through it. As much as we entertain the image of the bad angel on our shoulder opposite the good, our enemy isn’t so easily flicked away. This can, at times, make it difficult to […] Read More...

  Ok, we all know the game….one trumps the other, right?  Well, maybe in a child’s game.  Truth be told, if I were to choose which one is the strongest, the answer is easy….Rock! This last week, we had a beautiful ease in our summer after having the heat index often being over 110 degrees. […] Read More...

My dear friend Jean has spent the past eight years or so showing this strong-willed heart of mine what it is to get to know others intentionally, to be the hands and heart of Christ when and where we don’t necessarily have to be. Over the simplicities of sweet tea and card games, she has […] Read More...

A few years ago I had no idea what a “Go Bag” was.  It’s basically a bag filled with items to help you survive a disaster.  I first heard of it in conjunction with our earthquake training here (Bangladesh sits on a major fault line).  We do each have a bag that includes dry clothes, […] Read More...

We’re told to not judge a book by its cover and yet it’s also said that perception is everything. I guess that’s why a book’s cover is so important. This past weekend, some have tried to change the “book cover” of Bangladesh (click here for more information). For decades, it’s been defined by poverty and […] Read More...

The older I get the more fully I am convinced that some of the most important teachers in our lives are children. Ask a Home of Hope kiddo what their favorite food is and you’re likely to get “meat” and “pizza”.  Now most of them have not actually had pizza but you know “if I […] Read More...