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Author Archives: lillymcgowann

About lillymcgowann

Hello, I am Lilly McGowan.I am on a mission to do what the Father has told me to do. Whether that is move to China and open an orphanage, live in a different state for months or stay where I am. I am on a journey whether the world and my family agree with what I am doing. The reason I don't care is because I answer to one, and that is the Father. I have so many stories and exciting things to share with you.

She’s back on her mission.

Since I came back from China a bittersweet taste came to my mouth. I wanted so bad to be over there doing the Father’s work but, I didn’t go back. I still haven’t. I am at this moment right with God and I have peace about the whole thing. The last two and a half … Continue reading »

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Just a Thought..

People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone. Audrey Hepburn

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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn: When we think of Audrey Hepburn, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” probably comes to mind along with several of her others from her acting career, but in her later years she stopped acting and started doing humanitarian work. In 1988 Audrey Hepburn was appointed as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. She traveled to Africa, Asia, and Latin America to help children … Continue reading »

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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa From the young are of twelve Mother Teresa felt the call of God on her life. She knew she was going to be a missionary, so at the age of eighteen she left home and joined the Sisters of Loreto and took the vow three years later to become a nun. She knew she was … Continue reading »

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China Pictures

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Something to Think About…

Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.  -Mother Teresa 

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April 9, 2012 – Day Ten

Day Ten: This will be an extremely long day. This morning I woke up at 5:30am… We are going back to the different markets to do some last minute shopping.  We leave China around 6:45 and we will arrive in Toronto at the exact same time… and then we have a two hour, forty-five minute … Continue reading »

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April 8, 2012 – Day Nine

Day Nine: We came back to the hostel late last night. Today we toured the Summer Palace. Then did some last minutes shopping. Today is our last full day in China. I am extremely sad about this because I love it here.

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April 7, 2012 – Day Eight

Day Eight: Today we toured several worship places for the Chinese people. After we finished at the places of worship we headed to set up for our charity sale. While there we got our picture taken with a chef who was filming his TV show. We got to work and get to know better the … Continue reading »

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April 6, 2012 – Day Seven

Day Seven: Today we packed overnight bags and took a bullet train to TianJin. After we arrived we loaded a bus and went to a local university and toured the campus. We are in TianJin because we will be doing a Charity sale tomorrow. Today we went to an adult education center for the mentally handicap. … Continue reading »

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