My heart was broken again this week. A group of bloggers left their families and their comfort zones to travel to the Dominican Republic with World Vision. It’s been interesting – and gut-wrenching – to read these women’s blogs as they share their hearts during this trip, because as moms, they have a perspective that’s so hard to face.

What if this were my life? What if I had to raise my kids like this? What if . . . ?

Whether you have kids or not, whether you sponsor any children or not, whether you can find the Dominican Republic on the map or not – I encourage you to read these posts.

It’s a Small World After All
Thank You, God, for My Digital Camera
Is Child Sponsorship Worth It?
My Mari Luz

The Mom Creative
A Letter to Elias
A Mother’s Story
Diapers and the Children in DR
Maria: Jesus’s Light in the Slums
Pregnant in the DR
A Life-Changing Garden (at (in)courage)
Meeting Our Juan

The Diaper Diaries
A Meeting Ten Years in the Making
And Then There Were Three
The Universal Language of Mom

Jesus Needs New PR
My Sober Friend
A Million Little Reasons
Jesus Pictures of the Day
Wanna See God?
Slum Temptations

Bargain Briana
Organic Gardens, Goat Farm, and Meeting Our Sponsored Child
Thoughts From Hannah
Meeting Angela Part II
Gift From Sponsored Child

Mommy Snacks
Smiles are Universal! 
The Key to My Heart
It Takes a Village

Please consider sponsoring a child. Lisa Leonard is giving her Faith, Hope, Amor necklace to each new sponsor of a child in the DR (quantities are limited) with the hope that when you wear the necklace, you will be reminded of your child.

This post will be linked to Saturday Stumbles at It’s Come to This.


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