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Just A Hugging Fool

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2013 I came across a letter that I had written when I was eight years old to my paternal grandmother. The correspondence had found its way back to me after my father’s passing a few years ago. More than 40 years later, one sentence within the short paragraph … Continue reading

Eating Weeds

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2012 “Try this,” the Russian girl said as she handed me a green leaf freshly plucked out of the ground. I glanced down at the item being offered then looked up at the Russian teens gathering around me. Sensing my uncertainty they all began to goad me, “Go … Continue reading

Red + Green = Brown

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2012 I take my seat on the concrete playground next to a group of Guatemalan children who are coloring in their Jesús en Mi Corazon (Jesus in My Heart) coloring book during VBS activity time. Suddenly, a little girl taps my arm and points to the paper in … Continue reading

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