CAMBODIA UPDATE: DAY 1 OF WORK WITH THE HARD PLACES STAFF

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Some long time friends are part of a Team who are currently in Cambodia delivering much needed love, joy and encouragement. Here is a reblog of Dr. Bev’s posts from this week. I plan to add all her submissions to this blog. One more example of the fact that “Man does not live by ‘bread’ alone but by every Word of God’ ~

Dr. Bev's Shrink Rap

In case you dont know, I’m in Cambodia. I’m working with a Christian organization called, Hard Places. Their mission is to rescue and restore kids who are victims of sex trafficking.

It was an exciting morning – eagerly anticipating meeting the Hard Places team as well as a visiting staff, getting into the rhythm of working with an interpreter, praying all the while for the divine ability to communicate and connect with the people. All of that happened and exceeded my hopes of what could be accomplished on the first day. Though there were both English-speaking and those who spoke only Khomer (pronounced Ko-my), it seemed that the barriers were quickly removed and people were sharing openly about their struggles.

Smiles and relief were palpable as we talked about compassion fatigue – what it is, why it happens, and how to know if you have it. Many had felt it…

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About gingy55

The Lord has blessed me in so many ways; family, friends, and those who may one day be friends. Being blessed with a rich heritage of cooks, I decided to share some of my life with those who are interested. I pray that you're going to be able to add to your repertoire of meals either by using my recipes or customizing them for you, your family and friends. BTW Gingy is the name my brother and sister called me when we were little as they couldn't say Jennie.

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