The Journey Together — development

Working for Nepal

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On April 25, I read the terrible news of the earthquake in Nepal. I traveled, built relationships, and worked in ministry there in different capacities over the last four years. Images flooded my mind. I thought of the ramshackle buildings, the makeshift homes, the lives crowded together in Kathmandu, the cliffside shacks, and the villagers who lived at the ends of long, dangerous mountain roads. I watched the death count climb and monitored the Facebook accounts of my friends there, hoping to see posts that announced their safety. They checked in one by one over the next few days, and my thoughts turned to the grief,...

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