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In 1789, the English poet William Blake published a moving poem about little Tom Dacre, a young boy forced to sweep chimneys.


Just a little note to tell you how much I loved the July 29 copy of the Sentinel.
items of interest

items of interest

"A Fundamental Part Of My Spiritual practice is a daily, hour-long walk.

Each child is precious

Helping and healing children by praying for them is something you can start doing right now, right where you are.

The young people of Chokwe, Mozambique

Blake Schmidt volunteered for the Peace Corps to go halfway around the globe to teach young people. They've taught him a lot, too.
Advising parents on how best to help their own kids can be delicate matter. But love prevails.

Street children find a refuge

A man with a love for kids tells how he's been able to help transform the lives of many young people through his work at an orphanage in St. Petersburg, Russia.
As our kids grow up, we can't keep tabs on them every second, or be glued to them 24 hours a day. But we can always pray the prayer of safekeeping.
"What Are We, Mom?
"What Is Your Name?
A young woman goes off to work in a big city far from her small hometown, leaving her family behind. This memoir tells how she faced homesickness and found a new home.

— 100 years ago

Excerpts from what we were publishing a century ago.
Last Night one of our local teams advanced to the Little League World Series.
Testimony of Healing

Kids you can love

Could I radiate God's love for each of His children, no matter how high my level of frustration?

Testimony of Healing
Recently at my church, we sang a hymn that includes two verses I've often used as prayers during difficult times.
Testimony of Healing

Prayer heals seriously ill child

When she was 14 months old, my little girl suffered with diarrhea.

What about a child's right to a real childhood, to real spiritual innocence?

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