Shoot like a Girl | Feed

He walks along the busy streets of Guatemala City. He has ten siblings, and the family struggles. He was excited to go to school this week – it was a first for him. But a strike has cancelled classes so he must work. His mother sells vegetables at the market so he carries some in a bag to sell to whoever will buy.

 

But his isn’t the story here. It’s the man next to him. Cesar could have purchased an avocado. Instead, he fed the boy. And purchased food for his siblings too. That’s what love does.

 

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And I ask myself, who am I feeding today? I pray to be like Cesar. I pray to see the need that’s bigger than the need around me. How about you?

 

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About Ronne Rock

Ronne Rock’s heart finds its strongest beat where beauty and pain collide – because hope always finds us in the shattered places. There’s more than 30 years of marketing and communications experience in her bones, and she finds great joy in sharing leadership wisdom as a regular contributor to Orange Leaders and QARA. But more often than not these days, she's with the vulnerable in difficult places around the world, gathering stories that change stories. Find Ronne's words in "For You, Love" the prayer journal that invites you to respond, and in Everbloom, a collection of stories from the Redbud Writers Guild. She is currently writing, "Building Eden: Principles of a Grace-Filled Leadership that Restores and Redeems." 

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