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Why do birds choose to stay in the same place

Why do birds choose to stay in the same place

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I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then if ask myself the same question.
— Harun Yahya
 

 Sometimes we forget that we were created to fly.

We forget we are created to seek. We forget that we are created for a lot of things that we never get around to doing. 

Why is that?

It could be our comfort, our Fear, or even Lack of faith. Whatever the reason, we allow it to ground an incredible creature designed for so much more. 

Don't let your ability to fly be exchanged for something else.  

Stretch your wings and fly. 

 


CPR Training at the Police Department in La Ceiba Honduras

CPR Training at the Police Department in La Ceiba Honduras

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Last year we introduced you to our friends at the La Ceiba Honduras Police department.  

We made a great connecting with their leadership and wanted to serve the department at a greater capacity.  

Our organization has donated time and resources to renew their on site clinic  as well as have a medical exam table donated. 

The police in La Ceiba, as like any department, are tasked with a very difficult and dangerous job. These officers are diligent to serve their community and we are committed to serve them.  

This week we had the opportunity to engage on the next stage of our plan to serve and prepare this police force by teaching CPR and trauma training to their officers.  

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Led by Brittany and Gretchen of our World Race group, our team taught the valuable life saving techniques of CPR to several of the departments officers.  

Patrolling the vast, populated, and rural area of La Ceiba with this new training will make missions safer and more productive.

The Police Department staff has described scenarios in which officers have lost their lives in the line of duty simply due to being too far from aid after taking gun fire. With this new training it should allow officers to receive better in field aid and allow officers a fighting chance when they encounter injuries. 

Thank you to all who have donated and served Connect Global.  

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Saige and Yeni

Saige and Yeni

Saige and Yeni.

Today (originally posted November 6, 2015) was a hard day for Yeni and she was not in good spirits most of the day for obvious reasons. She was admitted to the hospital for an infection which is super dangerous based on her weak immune system.

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So the initial prognosis was a 4 day stay in the hospital which would mean missing her big party tomorrow. 😔😔😔. Thankfully though the doctors seem to think she will be able to leave the hospital, if only for a short time, to enjoy the party. We are super excited about the chances of going ahead with the party!! That explains the big smiles in the photo.

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This was actually the first time Yeni smiled all day. She had been looking for Saige but she was at school for the first half of the day. After Saige got out of school we explained the situation to her and she immediately said we need to go take Yeni lunch, be with her, and make sure she can still go to her party. Saige also decided to give Yeni a small, portable DVD player that had been given to her as a gift and two new movies so Yeni has something to occupy her mind while in the hospital.

All in all, today was a long, heart wrenching day watching Yeni suffer and not being able to do much more than just be present.

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Yeni is a brave young girl fighting a nasty disease and yet still took time today to insist that she could stay at the hospital alone if it meant her younger siblings wouldn't have to be left alone for any amount of time during her treatment.

Being in close proximity to the suffering of kids like Yeni and others we've met this year has really broken my heart in so many ways.

I don't understand the place that suffering of this magnitude has in this world. I don't know what makes one kid out of a family of four have cancer while the other three just watch her suffer.

I only know that we are each placed here on earth to help ease the suffering of others in any way we can. We are here to be the reason someone can smile at the end of a day like this. We are here to love others in the way Jesus would. Fully and without prejudice. We are here to mend the broken hearted and bandage their wounds.

Compassion without action is merely observation.
— Javier Mendoza

Connect Global Team to Cusuna, Honduras 2013

Connect Global Team to Cusuna, Honduras 2013

Connect Global Team to Cusuna, Honduras 2013. Thank you all who helped us get there and to the amazing team assembled here who gave and went. There were challenges and disruptions, and through it all the team made it all happen. 
 Thank You, 
 Javier

Connect Global Team to Cusuna, Honduras 2013. Thank you all who helped us get there and to the amazing team assembled here who gave and went. There were challenges and disruptions, and through it all the team made it all happen.

Thank You,

Javier