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Brokenness

The World is Broken Each month at the hospital we take one of CURE International’s values and spend time thinking about it and trying to tease out what it means during our morning devotions. In the month of October we … Continue reading

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Our Playground is Finished!

Our playground is finished! We have recently finished work on the playground for our hospital here in Niger, and it looks great. The kids at the hospital had to learn how to use some of the equipment (I don’t think … Continue reading

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My Arms

Leon is still trying to figure out his story. Although we talk openly about how we got him when he was just a little baby, every once in a while he will ask if he came from my belly. We … Continue reading

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Crutches

A few weeks ago, I started seeing this video about crutches pop up all over the place:   In this video we see an exciting new redesign for crutches, which basically haven’t changed much or been improved upon since the … Continue reading

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Happy Easter from CURE Niger

This week, our spiritual director has been telling the story of Easter during our morning devotion time. Each day, she has added a piece to the story, which has been great because she’s such a good story teller and the kids … Continue reading

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Cast your nets

Last week, our Spiritual Director Hannatou shared about the miracles of Jesus in our morning devotions. She spoke about the encounter between Jesus and Simon (Peter) in Luke 5, focusing especially on faith and obedience, and it was really encouraging. … Continue reading

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My walk to the hospital

One thing I love to do is figure out distances to and from things, especially in relation to where I live. We moved to a new house last year. Our new house is only a 4 minute drive from the hospital, … Continue reading

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Milestones for CURE Niger

As we reach the end of 2015, it is a good time to look back and reflect on some of the accomplishments achieved over the past year. In the past few months, we have reached some important milestones at the … Continue reading

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Three Magi in Niger

Believe it or not, sometimes it is hard to find a cast to decorate at the hospital. Sometimes we have a lot of patients at once who don’t need to wear a cast, and instead sport gauze wraps or bandages … Continue reading

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Glitter

Over the past 4 years, I have had a lot of fun decorating casts with the kids here at the hospital. I am constantly trying to think of new ideas for working on casts, and always try to do something … Continue reading

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