Weekend links

by Tsh Oxenreider

Tsh is the founder of this blog and is currently traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

Whew — 26 hours of travel time, and I made it alive! We’re absolutely exhausted, but if I can speak for the whole team of bloggers, it’s good to be back with our families. Thanks for praying.

To celebrate the week, this weekend’s links are some of my favorite posts from my Compassion Philippines teammates:

It was an amazing time we shared. I’ll leave you with a video my roommate, Kat, made when she visited a house on water. Please watch it.

“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.” -William Wilberforce

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  1. Tsh, your posts have influenced me. I started donating yesterday with Compassion. IT FEELS SO GOOD.

  2. Welcome home, Tsh. You guys were in my thoughts and prayers the whole week.


  3. Happy to hear that you are home, sweet home! :-)

    Thank you for letting us see this trip through your eyes. We decided to sponsor a Compassion child, too and I’m so grateful for your writings, especially about weighing guilt vs. conviction. You, and the rest of the bloggers on the trip, gave me much to think about and pray about.

    Love you!

  4. i have really enjoyed following your trip. thank you for reminding me of what has been in my heart for so long but i somehow get away from: loving the poor. i look forward to reading some of the other posts from those who also went on the trip.

  5. I’m so glad that you’re home! Praying you’re able to rest and recuperate! You blog posts have been wonderfully inspirational, pushing me to blog about letter writing and the idea of “giving up” something to be able to sponsor.

  6. Welcome back, Tsh. Thanks for this inspiring round-up. Danny and I are definitely looking at how many children we could sponsor through Compassion thanks to your posts.

  7. Very nice! So touching. *Big hugh

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