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Cambodia: Service/Learning Expedition 2012

We’re back from another amazing service/learning adventure to Cambodia. Already we’re missing the good people there who radiate so much goodness and love. We again partnered with Tabitha to help get 10 families off the streets and into new homes through the culmination of a micro-savings program. This has to be one of the most […]

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Clean Water: A Lesson in Gratitude & Call to Action

Did you know… Nearly 1 billion people suffer needlessly without access to safe water Women spend 200 million hours a day collecting water Every 20 seconds, a child dies from a water-related illness The m ajority of illness is caused by fecal matter More people have a mobile cell phone than a toilet If you’re […]

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Smile!

If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work. – Buddha Q: What was your favorite part about Kenya? A: Though I’d like to say it was holding the hands of […]

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We are now GOA!

We are now Global OutREACH Alliance (GOA) Being that we are a public-charity organization (as classified by the IRS), we as a board of directors have decided to remove “Foundation” from our name and add “Alliance.” From here on out, we will be known as Global OutREACH Alliance (GOA). An “alliance” is a friendship and […]

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Know Thy Enemy

“Know thyself, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.” -Sun Tzu Know thyself…who are you? You must personally answer that. But simply put, in our eyes you’re a big deal. Why? Because you’re on this earth and you’re living and breathing. Moreover, if you’re reading this you’re likely in the top 10% of […]

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Cultural Differences

Very interesting video (click on the link below): Cultural Differences Thanks for posting this on Facebook, Jason. Good find. As you said, “hilarious and profound.” I would like to add in there that it’s actually a bit sad–why can’t we be more friendly and uplifting to all? It’s sad that oftentimes when we see someone […]

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Involve Me and I Learn

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin True learning happens not when information is merely told through word of mouth, it happens when collaboration and involvement are at the focal point of the exchange. Think about this the next time you desire to serve […]

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Let's Be Friends

I thought this was a great message for us to internalize. There are many around us who are seemingly not of our clique, or who may be wounded, or otherwise different from what we are or profess to be–but that should never warrant a bridge to be buil t to separate us. Watch the featured […]

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Feel things you’ve never felt before

In the movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, there is a line that stands out to me as being applicable to life and its journey: “I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you

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The Speed of Life

Mahatma Gandhi once said: “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” Ok, here’s your chance to pause and reflect on your life. How fast are you running through life and why? Where is it th at you’re trying to go so fast? It’s no wonder why the old aphorism to “stop and smell […]

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