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I close my scarred eyes, having seen too much destruction, pain and terror, hoping to erase the days images, begging for the nightmares to stay away and praying that all of this is a dream.   I am desperate for unconsciousness.   But like whenever you need sleep to overcome you; it stays hidden.  It...
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After a while, it hurts too much to take any more photos of the destruction. The gravity of what I was looking at suddenly dawns on me.  The rubble in front of me are peoples entire worlds; their homes, their livelihoods. It was supposed to be their safe place. I realise that I am documenting...
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With every tremor and aftershock, over the next five hours, when all the locals would scream and go into a full-blown panic, I stuck to my rule. I held the tears at bay when I looked into the villagers’ eyes and all I could see was fear, pain and uncertainty and I could offer them...
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Once I passed through the threshold of the building, the first person I see is Tim, one of my team members. He is standing by the doorway, moving from one foot to other, backwards and forwards. It’s hard to tell if he is trying to surf the waves of the earth, run back inside or...
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April 25 2015 This is so difficult to write about. How can I accurately portray the crumbling building, the screaming children, the stampede of people, the terror, the deafening cracks of the earth, the grinding of the earth’s plates, the moments of absolute chaos as Nepali people search for family members. I was collecting my...
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IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! Give the gift of LIFE this Christmas by donating to the BYOP Christmas Party! Your gift will give families around the globe water for LIFE, and educate children for a year. What better way to embrace the Christmas spirit than to spread the love to families who...
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This update is straight from the desk of our Metamorphic Asia team: ~~ 2014 has begun and the Metamorphic Asia team has started to accomplish our mission. We focus on delivering social services to those who need it. Capacity Build is one of our values, in order to provide better services for communities. At the...
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Metamorphic Asia programs started 2013 on a high and finished the same way with a total of 46 new Churches being planted across Asia as well as another 20,000 people receiving access to safe clean water and sanitation facilities for the first time ever. At the end of 2013 the team spent time in Cambodia...
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Metamorphic visits the nation of Myanmar approximately every 6 months and the changes that have occurred between each of these visits, particularly over the last 2 years, are incredible.  Change is happening at such a rapid pace that one could be forgiven for thinking 10 years had passed between the visits.  The pervasive atmosphere of...
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In April, the Metamorphic team travelled to Cambodia for the 11th straight year to conduct the 2013 Cambodian Church Planting and Community Transformation program (CPCTP).  Working with 4 significant partners and their networks Metamorphic trained 24 new Church Planters who will now be sent out to plant Churches and transform communities in all corners of...
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