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Tweet It’s been 20 months since I heard the news. It was early one weekday morning in July 2008, and I had just finished a spin class at Capital Athletic Club. Unlike most other days, I had few minutes to watch TV in the Jacuzzi before getting ready for work. That morning CNN was reporting […]

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When Abortion Isn’t a Choice

by Lesley on November 11, 2009 · 3 comments

in china,make-you-think

Tweet This week, President Obama will arrive in Asia. His trip includes a stop in China. Would you consider praying that he’d make time to discuss an important issue with the Chinese government? The issue is forced abortion- and it’s a serious problem for more than just the innocent babies killed each year. This article […]

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Tweet When news first broke about the disappearance of Laura Ling and Euna Lee, I knew immediately this would be no easy tail of catch and release. I heard about their capture during the workday, while on Twitter (of course). People from Sacramento were buzzing about the news since Laura had grown up in the […]

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Free Gao

by Lesley on April 24, 2009 · 2 comments

in china,christianity

Tweet I know that I skip around a lot on my blog. Somedays you might find my deepest thoughts and fears, and on other days you’ll find my light musings on cake or cow milking. I like this blog because it’s my forum for sharing what goes on in my life–the mundane, the deep, the […]

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The world is watching

by Lesley on April 8, 2008 · 2 comments

in china,sports

TweetEmily gave a heads up today on her blog about the Olympic torch arrival this week in San Francisco. Read about the international protests happening and share your thoughts. Personally, I’m thrilled people are protesting. I don’t think China should have been awarded the right to host the Summer 2008 games. This honor should not […]

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