Day 25: Share your life

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Merry Christmas! As we look back over this holiday season of sharing joy, Sidney shares her thoughts about joy and how child sponsorship can help in today’s video.

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Today, reflect back on the month and all the ways we’ve shared joy with each other and the world — and choose to share joy always!

 

“Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.’” —Matthew 19:14 (NIV)

 

Share #Joy through sponsorship

Merry Christmas!

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    Day 19: Share your inspiration

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    Who inspires you? Share a story with us, and read how Alvaro in Bolivia found inspiration through the letters he received from his World Vision sponsor!

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    Today’s challenge: Comment below and share a story with us about someone who inspires you.

     

    “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” —Jeremiah 32:27 (NIV)

     

    Alvaro, the future aviator

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      A gift unmatched

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      Last September, 8 World Vision bloggers traveled to Guatemala to witness child sponsorship at work. In today’s post, blogger Roo Ciambriello reflects back on that trip and recalls a moment at the end of our visit with Monica, a former sponsored child, that taught us all a beautiful lesson about giving. This post originally appeared on Roo’s blog, Neon Fresh.

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      I often think about Monica. Monica in Guatemala with the radiant smile and the beautiful soul and the poignant words that made me weep into my sleeves. You can read Monica’s story here.

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        More than a basket

        Brittany Small, campus staff member with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, reflects on her trip to Malawi and meeting her six sponsored children.

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            [Videos] 5 sponsored children share their dreams

            Join us today, October 24, as children and sponsors across the globe come together to celebrate children’s dreams and share their own.

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              [Photos] Children share their dreams

              All this month, we've been encouraging our friends and supporters to participate in our #Dreamshare project by sharing your dreams -- for the world, your community, your family, your sponsored child, or particularly for Syrian refugees.

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                [Guatemala bloggers] Here but there

                Last month, Roo Ciambriello and seven other bloggers joined us in Guatemala, visiting World Vision's work there and witnessing child sponsorship at work. Back home now, Roo reflects on her experience and realizes how a simple yes to the trip has become so much more meaningful.

                This post originally appeared on Roo’s blog, Neon Fresh.

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                  [Guatemala bloggers] Warring against death

                  During our Guatemala bloggers trip, we met Alma, a former sponsored child who is now the sponsorship coordinator for World Vision Guatemala! Blogger Caleb Wilde interviewed her about being a sponsored child, her job now, and -- because Caleb is a funeral director -- the preventable causes of child mortality in Guatemala.

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                    [Guatemala bloggers] Proof that God exists

                    The World Vision bloggers returned home from Guatemala a week ago, having witnessed firsthand how World Vision’s work helps transform the lives of children, families, and communities through child sponsorship.

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