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Links to International Women’s Day 2021: 11 women share their inspiring stories and unshakeable faith

International Women’s Day 2021: 11 women share their inspiring stories and unshakeable faith

The shock of a global pandemic is still reverberating around the world. While everyone is affected, women have been dealt a devastating blow. As quarantine measures shutter schools and day-care facilities, women often shoulder the burden of balancing work with childcare and homeschooling. Social distancing deprives them of the support they could normally lean upon. […]

date: March 1, 2021
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Links to 8 ways to fight local poverty

8 ways to fight local poverty

People often ask us, “Why help people living in poverty in other countries when there’s poverty here in Canada?” It’s a complex question, with a lot to consider, but in many ways, it can be answered quite simply, too: Why not both? At Compassion, our expertise is global poverty. We’re so thankful for partners in […]

date: February 24, 2021
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Links to 5 ways to help kids cope with lockdown

5 ways to help kids cope with lockdown

Lockdown can be tough on kids in a lot of ways. Here are five tips to help your kids cope and thrive during these periods of isolation.

date: February 10, 2021
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Links to 16 moments to make you smile during quarantine

16 moments to make you smile during quarantine

At a time when scrolling the news can feel like navigating landmines of anxiety, take a breather. Enjoy these 16 sweet, funny and beautiful moments featuring Compassion children around the world.

date: April 16, 2020
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Links to Songs, sketches and scriptures to bring peace in hard times

Songs, sketches and scriptures to bring peace in hard times

Take a peaceful break and allow music, art and scripture to minister to you.

date: April 14, 2020
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Links to This girl memorizes her sponsor’s letters

This girl memorizes her sponsor’s letters

Think your letters don’t matter? Think again—Lizbeth values her sponsor’s letters so much that she memorizes them! When we look at the big picture of the life of a child living in poverty, writing a letter can feel like we’re not doing enough. Filling a page with words seems trivial next to an empty belly […]

date: March 5, 2020
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Links to 10 Instagram accounts to follow to help shift your perspective on the world

10 Instagram accounts to follow to help shift your perspective on the world

Who we follow on social media greatly shapes what our feeds are telling us about the world. Here are a few Instagram accounts to follow to infuse some inspiring and counter-cultural perspective into your feed: 1. @helenmanson What your feed gains: Beautiful photos and compelling stories of life in Uganda and travels around the world from […]

date: October 3, 2019
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Links to What is your Instagram feed telling you about the world?

What is your Instagram feed telling you about the world?

In this article: What the Bible says about how we use our eyes and what it means in the world of Instagram. The way that social media heightens our ability to get caught in ‘the comparison trap.’ How to shape what you see on your Instagram feed for better perspective on the world. ____ I […]

date: October 3, 2019
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A humble tenacity

Pastor Darío is an unassuming man with a friendly presence and a warm smile. He may not draw much attention in a crowd, but there’s something magnetic about the love he has for his community and his confidence in God’s faithfulness. Pastor Darío and his wife, Yeni, raised their three children in Etén, Peru, where […]

date: July 5, 2019
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Links to These outstanding kids are defying poverty and winning awards

These outstanding kids are defying poverty and winning awards

Being a kid isn’t easy. Between making friends, doing chores and homework—not to mention answering all those adults who keep asking you what you want to be when you grow up—there is a lot going on in the world of a child. Now add extreme poverty to that mix, and life becomes all the more […]

date: November 1, 2018
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