That Your Love May Abound More and More

Over the next week a series of posts from a recent trip to Nepal will be shared. This trip was in partnership with The Nepali Rescue Project and the work they do there to rescue girls from sex trafficking. Thank you to all our team supporters, our family, friends, churches, and workplaces, for making this adventure possible for the team!

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On the steps of the second home the girls gathered around with heavy hearts as they understood our three days of fellowship were coming to a close. The third day was joyful and rich. It was a true slumber party sort of day where we gabbed about monthly cycles and the science, wonder, and grumbles of it. How chocolate, a small piece put in each girl’s hand, was a reminder that God is good and He approves of chocolate! It is a comfort to many women in many cultures.

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It is the year 2072

Over the next week a series of posts from a recent trip to Nepal will be shared. This trip was in partnership with The Nepali Rescue Project and the work they do there to rescue girls from sex trafficking. Thank you to all our team supporters, our family, friends, churches, and workplaces, for making this adventure possible for the team!

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Did you know Nepal is 10 hours and 15 minutes ahead of U.S. east coast time? It is also the year 2072. In some ways Nepal is ahead of us and in many they aren’t. But one area that stuck me as “ahead”, aside from the hours that my jet leg keep reminding me of, is the border stations. To study this from home, to know of its effectiveness over the years, and yet to see it in person, the staff who power it, lead it, rescue from it, is overwhelming. The numbers are unbelievable. And yet, the tireless staff know it is not enough. Hand written statistics charts in the office clearly showed the increase of trafficking at the borders since the earthquakes this spring. Desperation is evident. Evil takes advantage.

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Cows, Potholes, and Traffic

Over the next week a series of posts from a recent trip to Nepal will be shared. This trip was in partnership with The Nepali Rescue Project and the work they do there to rescue girls from sex trafficking. Thank you to all our team supporters, our family, friends, churches, and workplaces, for making this adventure possible for the team!

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What do you get with a cow, giant potholes, and traffic busier than the worst day in New York City? An opportunity to help change the world…on a scooter…with no helmet…in the mud…(thank you to Chris and my brother in law, Jon, for equipping me with past experiences on motorcycles with very quiet and well equipped drivers. I just pretended it was one of you).

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Canvas Cookies 4 Sale

Cookies! Get your cookies! These aren’t just any cookies, these are Canvas Cookies made by Amelia’s Desserts that can be painted and eaten! How many times have you thought, “Wow, I wish I could paint and eat what I am painting.” Well if you are between the ages of 0-4, that thought crosses your mind every time! Now the dream of every young child can come true.

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Order these outstanding Canvas Cookies from Amelia’s Desserts. All proceeds go to the Nepal team I am leading to help with earthquake relief in Nepal July 6-17th. Order by e-mailing amy@ameliasdesserts.com or by direct messaging her on the Amelia’s Desserts Facebook page.

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Maybe painting a Canvas Cookie looks like Ryder: focused, thoughtful, and less interested in eating and more interested in how it was all constructed.

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Maybe painting a Canvas Cookie looks like Cody: paint? brush? water? Wait, there’s a cookie. Let’s just get straight to the eating!

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Or maybe painting a Canvas Cookie looks like Rory: bliss, joy, utter happiness as the colors are selected and smoothed onto the icing color page. Every stroke is considered and then “YUM!” it is eaten – paint pallet and all!

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Order while supplies last! Amelia’s Desserts is only taking orders through June 15th for this special Canvas Cookie. All proceeds go to the Nepal trip. Your cookie canvas will include:
·      One cookie color pallet
·      One cookie color canvas
·      One paint brush
·      Hundreds of smiles from the Nepali people

Order by e-mailing amy@ameliasdesserts.com or by direct messaging her on the Amelia’s Desserts Facebook page.

If cookies aren’t your style, considering donating to the trip with a tax deductible contribution. Our goal is $3,000 per person sent. Please donate through Greenbrier Church‘s Quick Give and then select “Nepal” from the menu:

DonateGreenOr send a check, with “Nepal Team” in the memo, to:

Greenbrier Church
1101 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Thank you to the amazing Mini Mack followers who have contributed already to this very important trip. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

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