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Love Beyond Borders

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” (‭John‬ ‭13‬:‭34-35‬ NKJV)” A few days ago, while we were driving from Miami to ECHO…

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A Garden to End Hunger

“The kiss of the sun for pardon, The song of the birds for mirth, One is nearer God’s heart in a garden than anywhere else on earth.” ~ seen on the blackboard at ECHO International Last weekend, a few members of our Cambodia 2014 Mission Team traveled to ECHO International in Ft. Myers, Florida. We…

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Satisfied

I have been thinking about what it means to be satisfied. Being satisfied is similar to being content: “satisfied with what one is or has; not wanting more or anything else.” I started thinking about my own personal satisfaction after I bought a new computer and started consolidating all of my photos on my Apple…

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Servant Leadership 101

Everything I learned about servant leadership I learned from serving children who have incarcerated parents. For the last fourteen years, I have had the privilege of developing unique, faith-based social service programs at the Peacemaker Family Center in Miami, Florida. The most challenging program that I have helped develop and one that is also close…

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Make Room for a Miracle

“One day Elisha went to Shunem. And a well-to-do woman was there, who urged him to stay for a meal. So whenever he came by, he stopped there to eat. She said to her husband, “I know that this man who often comes our way is a holy man of God. Let’s make a small…

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Moving Forward With Vision

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau A few days ago, my husband and I visited Flamingo Gardens, the oldest botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary in Florida. As we walked around, we were mesmerized by the gigantic Cluster Fig Tree. It is the largest tree in…

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Running In Time

I am traveling this week and thought I would repost this article from December 2012. “In today already walks tomorrow.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Have you ever felt like you were running out of time? I have. I thought I was running out of time on on December 30, 2012. The last day that RF…