All she needed were stamps and signatures. Marie and her translator stood in the government offices in Kabul, Afghanistan to complete the paperwork for her new literacy project.
The women in her home town, the northern village of Shehktan, would learn to read.

It took only 14 days for her project, her Afghan home, her community — all
of it — to evaporate in an eruption of dust, grief, and loss. Betrayed by someone
she trusted, caught in a feud she knew nothing about, and having loved people on
both sides, Marie struggled for the answer: How could God be present here, working
here, in the soul of Afghanistan?

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About The Author

Kate McCord lived and worked in Afghanistan from 2005 to 2013 as a Christian humanitarian aid worker, delivering projects to benefit the people of Afghanistan. She also learned the local language and developed deep and lasting friendships with local Afghans. Prior to moving to Afghanistan, Ms. McCord worked in the international corporate community as a business process and strategy consultant. She is the author of Farewell Four Waters and In the Land of Blue Burqas, both published by Moody Publishers.

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