THE LETTER FROM CEDAR | June 2018

1st June 2018

 

Dear Friends of CEDAR,

 

Have you ever experienced any instability in life?

 

From 2004 to 2011, my family somehow lived a life of nomads, as we had to move home for four times within seven years. Such frequent house-moves didn’t render us the luxury of settling down in the new environment. We felt like sojourners. Though this was not a pleasant experience, I saw it as a blessing from God, as it allowed me to get a taste of what the displaced people face.

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THE LETTER FROM CEDAR | March 2018

13th February 2018

 

Greetings, Brothers and Sisters in Christ!

 

It was rather cold in Hong Kong in early February. “Severe winter” and “high summer” are used to describe different seasons, and it is likewise applicable in international relief and development work.

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The Letter from CEDAR | December 2017

Dear friends of CEDAR,

May peace be with you!

There is a say that Ma On Shan, the place where I live, is a “food desert.” I am not sure how true this claim is, but no doubt, as compared with Jordan where CEDAR’s office is located, Ma On Shan is far behind Jordan in terms of the choices of food. Commuting between the two districts every day, I often find it hard to decide where to go for lunch – there are just too many options.

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The Letter from CEDAR | August 2017

Dear Friends of CEDAR,

Recently, I made a family trip to Cambodia. It is not a typical tourist country, where you find lots of amusement parks, resorts, beaches, special landscapes, or big shopping malls. However, it is surely a place where you can do a lot of reflections.

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The Letter from CEDAR | April 2017

Dear Friends of CEDAR,

I’ve been asked “What does CEDAR do” a lot, to which I have prepared two pitches depending on the time allowed—The short and sweet, yet encompassing “Helping the poor and providing disaster relief,” and the “Reconciliation works” which is the actual personal choice if time permits.

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