Does It Even Matter?

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I might have taken on more than I anticipated, when I set out to give beds exclusively to children with special needs and disabilities. Two years ago, in a village called Unyama, my eyes were first opened to the plight of children in this region who suffer from rare diseases, physical deformities, mental handicaps, paralysis, blindness, and deafness. Their disabilities … Read More

Uganda Team Stories – Sherry

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As we prepare for our upcoming trip to Uganda to minister to children with special needs, we will be sharing some of the stories of our volunteer team members who are going with us.  We are so thankful for these special people and their commitment to Sweet Sleep’s mission. It’s easy to think it takes a special kind of person to go … Read More

A life-changing gift

First and foremost, we’d like to thank each and every one of you that has donated in someone’s name as part of our Give The Gift Christmas campaign.  Your gifts will help create more happy endings to stories like Welsey’s. When we first met her, we saw a small girl with a quiet face and eyes full of burden.  As … Read More

The Perfect Gift

Here we are, just a few shopping days left until Christmas. So how many of you are finished shopping? According to the National Retail Federation, only about 10% of you are. Congratulations if you are in that small, enviable group of Christmas shoppers! For the rest of us, we’re starting to feel the pressure of checking everyone off our lists. … Read More

A Unique Experience

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Yesterday was the last of four incredible days of bed distributions in northern Uganda. In all, three staff members distributed 1,100 beds this week. It was a remarkably unique experience, unlike any other distribution we’ve ever had. Without the support of a mission team, the three of us got to touch the hands, and speak directly to every single one … Read More

Dear Parents

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My kids were 1, 3, and 5 years old when I went on my first mission trip with Sweet Sleep in 2009. Since then, my entire family has grown as a result. My children learned that by being a “big boy or girl” while I was gone, they were being obedient to God’s calling for our family. And as my … Read More

You Did It!

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Greetings from Sweet Sleep! Less than one year ago, we shared our vision to provide 2,500 beds to orphaned and vulnerable children around the world – an 80% increase over the previous year. We’re overjoyed to share that by the end of this week, we will have not only met, but exceeded that goal, thanks to your incredible generosity! In … Read More

Worship Every Day

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My journey to Uganda has been awesome. Of course the flight was long, but it was so worth it. God has allowed me to worship him every day on this trip. I am on the music team, and we have sung many praises to God. The children love to sing and already know many songs. Our favorites have been “My … Read More

Like Christmas

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I love the fact that God takes us out of our comfort zones. He didn’t make us to just be average. He knows what we are capable of with his power.  He is majestic in every way, and reflected throughout our day in all we do. It is amazing how you see him in every moment. We have begun our … Read More

A Week Of Love And Joy

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10 July 2016 It is exactly one week since I stepped into pastor Ion (John) Groza’s little church in Crihana-Veche, Moldova. Our team is temporarily stranded at the airport in London as a result of a flight delay for reasons unknown. I think maybe it is His way of giving me time to begin this writing. A lot has happened … Read More