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Reflections on Motherhood, Privilege and War

May 6, 2022 |
"For All Mothers"

This afternoon my husband built our son a playhouse. Ten minutes was all it took to assemble the basic sand-colored canvas, another ten to fill it with plush blankets and toys. As the sun streamed through our living room window and my husband marveled at the safe, sweet little space he’d built for our son,…

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Welcoming Refugees is Everyone’s responsibility

June 17, 2019

The first time I celebrated World Refugee Day was June 20, 1997, along with thousands of others in Nyarugusu Refugee…

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If You Plant Early, You Harvest Early

June 12, 2018

“If You Plant Early, You Harvest Early” The first son of a large family, Daoud’s father raised him implementing the…

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Beautiful Surprise

April 20, 2018

“What is friendship to you?” Tigi looks at me for a moment while she thinks about the answer. She seems…

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A New Name

April 15, 2018

“The nations shall see your righteousness, and all the kings your glory, and you shall be called by a new…

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Retirees and Refugees: Trezevant Manor Residents Serve through English Tutoring

March 29, 2018

As we approach Volunteer Appreciation Week in April, we are sharing inspiring stories of relationships between World Relief Memphis volunteers…

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Marianna’s Story: From hardship to happiness

February 28, 2018

Intern Stephen Sneed shares the powerful story of Marianna*, part of our #ThankGodForWomen series. We are grateful for her willingness…

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