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Police raid Nigeria 'baby farm'

Police have raided a private hospital in Nigeria where they suspect new-born babies were being sold to traffickers.

Police found the hospital in the south-eastern town of Enugu, when a 17-year-old girl escaped.

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Wait for It!

There is a rampant and exceedingly high deficit of patience on the hill where I live. This deficit seems to be easily exploited by an ever clever class of marketing specialists and I wonder if they are hiring our pshychologists to work on their behalf to exploit this deficit and profit from it through feeding our discontent and creating consent.

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Traditions for a change?

Because of our traditions,
we’ve kept our balance for many, many years.
And because of our traditions,
every one of us knows who he is
and what God expects him to do. – Words from a fiddler on the roof

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Unedited Musings

Perhaps we need to understand something about the sanctity of each of our lives and each of our stories! Your life is both a message to be illustrated and a ministry to be manifested – Your journey is but a microcosm of the macro story powered by the Almighty – I’ve been musing about the story of David and King Saul found in 1 Samuel chapter 24 again –

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Musings of the Soul

I need God’s grace; I crave His perspective of things below the heavens, and tremble when his presence becomes manifest.

I wonder how to live close enough to what is important and how to attend to what is most important to the Lord our Father, without feeding anything that is not most conductive to elevated health and helpfulness at the highest level.

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Merry Christmas

Christmas is here again, and with it, the memories and imagination of family, joy, sadness, grief, melancholy, Hope, etc. For many, perhaps the stress of consumerism and the idols our culture has immortalized might be too much to endure and one might be tempted to escape into the dark places; depression, resentment, confusion and isolation!

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Just Musing about children

Every day, more than 24,000 children under the age of five die from preventable causes. What they need are things we take for granted: clean water, sanitation, medicine, food. What they deserve is to simply be a child, to be nurtured, not tortured, to be cradled, not crushed.

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"Am I Not a Woman and a Sister?"

Rape after rape, count seventeen children later as a result… This world has gone crazier than crazy. When I talk about this, you casually tell me you are outraged!

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I am thinking about you

Child, in 18 years you will understand that for twenty-seven cents a meal, I and all my friends have been investing in your life and that of many more! I am determined that this year, 100,000 children can receive the greatest gift anyone can give: a life with a future and a hope.

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From Despair to Hope - Amina's Story

Overwhelmed by her domestic chores and responsibilities which has become too much for her to endure, a young lady, Joliatta who is only 22 yeas of age decided to forcefully share her marital duty to her younger sister, Amina, 10 years old with her husband. Amina was living with her sister Joliatta in the town as there was no school in her father’s village

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Thank You for Caring - July 2010

Once more, on behalf of the Bridges of Hope Ministry Team and myself, I would like to express our sincere gratitude for your continued commitment to breaking the yoke of poverty from the shoulders of children around the world.

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