Post a Week: For the Sake of the World

Draft a post with three parts, each unrelated to the other, but create a common thread between them by including the same item — an object, a symbol, a place — in each part.

China – Amelia teaches reading and writing to children in far flung areas. Her heart is to not just educate them, but to also lead them to know more about life. Day in and day out, she ploughs through the unfamiliar tongue. Mandarin is not  her first language. Yet she attempts to teach the little children to the best of her abilities. She uses the Word — stories about David and Goliath, Samson and Delilah, Adam and Eve, and Jesus are among the kids’ favorites. They are her love and favorites, too.

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I don’t know what I’m doing here. All I know is that I have a call. All these people who are not of my blood — they irritate me sometimes but I have grown to love them. They speak quite oddly — Tamil is a strange tongue after all. But I know I can get through to them through one language. And that’s the language of Love.

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His stay in Europe is about to end. He’s traveled far. He’s traveled wide. But he’s met numerous amount of people there, hungry for The Word. What else could he do but overflow? He’s shared them the story about a man and a woman who ate from a tree. And then the one about the One who died for you and me. He is happy. He is fulfilled. He has lived out a life poured out. For the sake of God. For the sake of the world.

via http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/05/30/daily-prompt-weaving/

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