Compassion International Child Survival Program

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Being a mother is one of the best things that has ever happened to me.  Funny, before my oldest daughter was born my sister said she couldn’t imagine ME – being a mother.  I know she doesn’t think that now. 😉  But back then, I was not the typical mother type.  I read every parenting magazine I could get my hands on.  I watched every baby show on TLC.  But those things didn’t prepare me for motherhood.  Once my baby was born, God gave me a natural instinct to care for my child. What a beautiful picture of his love for us!

My family is not rich by any means.  But, compared to the world, we are very rich.  We don’t ever skip a meal or worry about drinking fresh water.  We are blessed.  Truly blessed.  Imagine if you were a mother living in extreme poverty.  Can you even imagine that?  When I think about these mothers, I sit and wonder.  I wonder what their thoughts are, burdens are, dreams are.  It has to be difficult to raise a precious child in an extreme situation, poverty.

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Image courtesy of Compassion International

Compassion International offers the Child Survival Program where you can help save the lives of babies and mothers in poverty.  Mothers can give their children a fighting chance for healthy development in spite of the challenges ahead of them.  Even with a one time donation, supplies and training can be provided to make a difference. 

My Compassion Story:

My husband and I have been child sponsors through Compassion International for 10 years. Our second little boy is going to be 5 this month.  It is such a joy to be able to give him an education, medical care, and most importantly the word of God through an amazing organization such as Compassion International.

 

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