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A Different Kind of Beautiful

Like a draped curtain with ripples in the fabric, lush hills roll smoothly over the landscape. Tropical fruit trees bloom and dot the countryside with bright orange flowers. No matter which way I turned, I was surrounded by the beauty of God’s creation. Though this Nicaraguan landscape is beautiful, it is also filled with poverty. At the base of the ...

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The Dirty Dishes Deluge

“O LORD my God, I called to you for help and you healed me.” (Psalm 30:2 NIV) “Yet I am poor and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my help and my deliverer; O my God, do not delay.” (Psalm 40:17 NIV) Sarah ran into the kitchen of her parents’ cabin, shrieking. We were staying there for ...

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