Posts Tagged ‘CURE’

A Reason to Smile

If you’ve watched the news for more than 30 seconds lately, you know that it’s easy to feel helpless and hopeless. But even in the middle of all of the bad, amazing things are still being done at CURE International hospitals as children get life-changing surgeries. Just look at these sweet smiles! And CURE International is providing more than just surgeries. Because they believe that every child is a divine gift from God, they feel… … Continue reading

The Little Girl That Will Make You Courageous

What moves you to act courageously? Its a tough question to answer, right? Don’t worry If you’re thinking & can’t come up with anything specific. A year ago, I’m not sure I could have answered myself. Ask me today & I’ll respond with one word. Maurine. (Maurine pictured above on the far left) Here we have a little girl in Africa that is living with 2 bow legs. CJ here and I was part of… … Continue reading

Before and After

Sometimes, it’s hard to imagine a world where things will be better, and often times, there’s very little we can do about it. But with CURE International, you can help turn a child’s “before,” where they’re often seen as an outcast or cursed…into an “after.” Last year, we had the pleasure of meeting Julius at a CURE hospital in Kenya. Here is his “before” picture: Julius was such a blessing and an inspiration to us that… … Continue reading

Universal Languages: Lessons from Kenya

  A thumbs up. A smile. A hug. Loneliness. Worship. Just five ideas I now know are universally understood after a trip to Kenya with Cure International and WAY-FM. Loneliness is felt whether you are in Kenya or Connecticut, wealthy or poor, married or single. Mary is a 32 year old single mom who lives in a village outside of Kenya with her two children. Her oldest daughter has disabilities, which aren’t widely accepted in… … Continue reading

Meet This Young Heart Surgeon

We all have those moments where we feel numb inside, and sometimes we don’t even know why. It’s like we’re just existing. Full disclosure, that is where I kind of am right now. Then you meet someone who gives you some much needed perspective. Fixing Legs Julius was that person for me. Julius is in a CURE Hospital to have a life-changing surgery on his leg. The problem is glaringly obvious, and if anyone would have… … Continue reading