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Remember When | Dear Mark

Remember When | Dear Mark

 December 2009 Dear Mark, If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my life it’s that time goes too quickly. Before we know it, in a blink of an eye, or an irregular heart beat, everything we have can be gone. Without warning. Without a chance to...

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Remember When | Quilts

Remember When | Quilts

  I remember ten years ago when two of my dear friends Lisa Bloecher and Stacey Young made all the Touch A Life kids a quilt of their own. They worked endlessly together customizing all the colors, names, and scriptures to bless each child’s...

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Remember When | Sophia

Remember When | Sophia

I remember when I first met Sophia about five years ago. She along with her two younger siblings were brought to the Touch A Life Care Center to live. She immediately caught my attention with her infectious smile and energetic personality. I pulled...

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Remember When | Back to School

Remember When | Back to School

I remember preparing for my first trip to Ghana back in 2006. I only had to buy clothing and gifts for seven children. Thirteen years later I find myself packing and preparing back to school items for close to one hundred children. Box after box of...

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Remember When | Breaking Ground

Remember When | Breaking Ground

  I remember when Touch A Life was looking for land to buy in Ghana and the search was brutal. Our organization had been working and partnering with other NGO’s on the ground for several years and we decided it was time to build our own care...

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UN Day Against Human Trafficking

UN Day Against Human Trafficking

A Touch A Life child, Millicent, along with Sophie and Freeman spoke at a UN Against Human Trafficking event on World Day Against Trafficking, July 30, 2019. Below is her speech that she read before the Minister of state and many foreign...

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Remember When | AJ

Remember When | AJ

I remember the first time I traveled with Andrew Johnson (aka AJ!) to Ghana. He was a young college student with tons of energy and he hit the ground running. All of the older boys in our program immediately gravitated to the cool dude who knew his...

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My Heart Felt At Home

My Heart Felt At Home

Where do I begin? “We were made to be part of a great adventure. One that is SHARED. We want it not merely for adventures sake but what it requires of us FOR others.” Art plays a huge role in my life and is a constant thread in my own story. Three...

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On the Edge

On the Edge

  I am on the edge of something that demands my attention. Have you been there? The edge is an uncomfortable place. It requires a leap of faith or backing up, because living there isn’t a viable option. When I was asked to prayerfully consider...

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Cycle for the Future – Week 1

Cycle for the Future – Week 1

WEEK ONE HAS BEEN TRULY AMAZING! Andrew (or AJ) has cycled 280 miles and spent 24 hours on his trusted bike, Ferdinand. The scenery is beautiful here in the Pacific Northwest – we’ve traveled through tiny towns, past lakes and over hills. Our...

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