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The Basics

Posted by on Dec 13, 2010 in Educational Issues, Real Stories, Third World Challenges | 0 comments

The Basics

What do “the basics” mean to you? A quiet night at home with the family? A good meal around the table instead of eating out? Maybe renting a movie and staying in out of the weather. What would life be like if my “basics” were more basic than that? I find myself asking that a lot lately.

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Just One Candle

Posted by on Feb 9, 2010 in Educational Issues, Our Program, Real Stories, Third World Challenges | Comments Off on Just One Candle

Just One Candle

Thanksgiving Day 2009 didn’t find me where it usually does, sitting around a table with family or friends, enjoying turkey, dressing and football. No. This year, it was different.

This year, I was privileged to travel back to Honduras to witness something I had been waiting for for a long time. The first high school graduates from the Path of Hope program. I was going to see something that hadn’t been seen in this rural, poverty-stricken community… ever!

But Thanksgiving morning found me hiking over 4 miles into countryside, up steep hills, over rocky ground, to visit the house of one of our graduates. It struck me as I was hiking, that this is the walk she has been making every day, both ways, just to catch a bus to drive her into the city.

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