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Like hungry seeds, thirsty souls ready for God’s living waters our ministry, our service in this troubled world reaching out, reaching planting seeds of love in one heart at a time. Reach out, seek ways to touch even one heart spreading God’s love like seeds, thirsty souls ready for God’s living waters —One Heart at a Time © 2019 by Raymond A. Foss When you a buy a fair trade gift from this catalog, your purchase gives back by helping to create equal employment opportunities for economically disadvantaged artisans. As their lives change from poverty to prosperity, these artisans not only can reinvest in themselves and their families, but also in their communities, their environment, and their countries. How do we begin to build a better world? We begin with one heart at a time...starting with yours.

*FREE SHIPPING on total purchases of $35 or more of eligible items on Cokesbury.com. In-stock items only. Applies to standard shipping rates. Poem used with permission by the author. Read more from this author at his Poetry Where You Live blog at raymondafoss.blogspot.com. Prices subject to change. For the most current pricing, call or visit Cokesbury.com. Unless otherwise noted, all books are paperbound. Due to the handcrafted nature of fair trade and artisan-made items, quantities of select items may be limited and colors and sizes may vary slightly.

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Arara Enterprises Since 1983, Arara Enterprises has represented traditional artisans from Mexico and Central America. In some regions they have worked with three generations of the same families. They are dedicated to keeping folk and religious art traditions alive in a changing world. All of the products are authentic and handmade.

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Arara Enterprises Wood and Popotillo Crosses— El Salvador Hand-crafted of wood, wax, and straw by artisan Maria Salome using a family tradition. 5" H. Each is a unique work of art; variations will occur. 552162.

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Sedona Spirit Holy Spirit Clay Cross—Mexico Hand-crafted. 11½" H. 552708.

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Sedona Spirit Mini Circle of Friends—Mexico Hand-crafted pottery holds a tea light candle (not included). 3" x 4½" H. 556356.

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Timbali Crafts Fabric Shoulder Bag—Africa

Floral design. 3" W padded shoulder straps. Zipper closure, 3 outside pockets, 2 inside pockets. Hand wash. Each is unique in design and color. 19 ½" W x 15" H. 552007.

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Kanzi–Ornaments 4 Orphans Woven Ornaments—Rwanda

Handmade using a variety of natural and upcycled materials. 2 ¼" H. Colors and designs will vary—let us choose for you. 552038. Ball. 552444. Hut.

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Timbali Crafts The women who create Timbali Crafts are volunteer cooks at communitybased feeding centers throughout Swaziland, Africa. This tiny nation has the highest HIV/AIDS rate and lowest life expectancy in the world. In spite of their own needs, they feed more than 2,500 children each day. Timbali Crafts helps these Swazi women provide for their own families.

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Timbali Crafts Table Runner & Placemat Set—Africa

Floral fabric and lined burlap runner is 5' L x 12" W and comes with 6 matching 18" x 14" lined placemats. Hand wash. 552019. Set.

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Silk Road Bazaar Felt Yurt Orament—Kyrgyzstan

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Hand-crafted of 100% sheep’s wool. Stands 2 ½"– 3" H. Design may vary—let us choose for you. 671375884052.

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dZi Heidi Chalet Birdhouse—Kyrgyzstan

Hand-felted, naturally water-repellent wool can be used as decoration inside or hung outside for small birds (in a protected area). 1¼" hole can be enlarged. 9" H. 845964016403.

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Silk Road Bazaar Felt Holy Family Yurt Nativity—Kyrgyzstan

Silk Road Bazaar—Kork, Fiber Art Group

Handmade Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus in cradle with 4" H yurt. Tallest figure is 3 ½" H. 643906626822. Set of 4.

Begun in 1996 by the artist Gulnara Kyrdyrmyshova, Kork, Fiber Art Group has been providing artists in Kyrgyzstan a place to promote their felt works, other textiles, and ceramics. The group has helped to sustain interest in the arts, provide artists with employment, and kept the tradition of felting alive during times of severe poverty and economic depression.

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dZi Peace Angel Ornament—Nepal Hand-spun wool. Stands 4¼" H.

845964022473. Green Belt/Red Hair. 845964022480. Red Belt/Black Hair. 845964022466. Blue Belt/Brown Hair.

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dZi Cozy Felt Planter, Amethyst—Nepal

Hand felted in Katmandu. Potted plant and plate not included. 4 ½" H x 5' diam. 845964023586.

For over 25 years, dZi has worked directly with over 1,000 Tibetan, Indian, and Nepalese artisans to create, import, and market designs that celebrate the beauty of the natural world and the amazing culture of Tibet. In 1997, dZi helped to launch the Fair Trade Federation trade association. As a founding member of the FTF, dZi strives to create ethical business relationships to promote better wages and working conditions for the artisans and people who produce and manage the production of their products.

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dZi “Wild Woolie” Snowy Owl Tree Topper—Nepal

Handmade. Alternating black and white design. Zipper closure. 4" x 4". 552184.

Handmade felt is created and assembled by skilled artisans in Kathmandu. 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. 8" H. 845964018827.

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Venture Imports Word Hearts—Kenya

Hand-carved Kisii soapstone hearts have words etched into both sides. 1 ½" W. 551936. Set of 8.

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Venture Imports Large Angel Sculptures—Kenya

Hard-carved of soapstone. Colors and designs will vary—let us choose for you. 7" H. 557165.

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Venture Imports Venture Imports is a woman-owned company that supplies beautiful and unique gifts from around the world while subscribing to the principals and standards of Fair Trade. Not only is it dedicated to providing employment to people in developing countries—for a fair wage in healthy, safe working conditions— but it also strives to respect the cultural identity of its partners and give them access to North American markets.

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Venture Imports Hanging Peace Crane Ornament—Kenya

Soapstone crane is approx. 2" H. Hand-carved. Eye-catching colors. No two are alike—let us choose for you. 556994.

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Venture Imports Nativity Hut—Kenya

Hand-carved and hand-painted soapstone. The Mary and Joseph figures are approx. 2" H and the hut (with the top on) is approx. 5" H. Some variation should be expected. 557029. Set of 4.

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Venture Imports Colorful Stone Nativity—Kenya

Hand-carved and hand-painted Kisii soapstone. Tallest figure is 4" H. Some variation should be expected. 557017. Set of 3.

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Lisa Rae Designs Handmade Ceramic Cross Ornament—USA

Lisa Rae Designs Handmade Small Rolled Ceramic Cross—USA

Handmade and painted; twine hanger. Lead-free glaze. 4" H. 552207.

Adorned with a ceramic heart with a wire knotted in the center. Lead-free glaze. 5 ½" H. 552195.

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Sedona Spirit Small Red Ceramic Flower Bud with Nativity Scene—Peru

Hand-crafted ceramic from Ayacucho, Peru. 2" x 3". 556367.

Lisa Rae Designs Originally from San Diego, California, Lisa Rae is an art teacher who now lives in Alpharetta, Georgia. In a world full of manufactured goods, her artwork pays homage to a simpler way of life, where beauty is found in our imperfections. The imperfections and simplicity of her pieces evoke an old-world charm of beauty and elegance. All of her ceramics are glazed with a food-safe/lead-free glaze. Hand-washing is recommended.

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PamPeana Glass Art The Holy Family Tagua Nut Nativity Scene—Ecuador Handmade using renewable vegetable ivory also known as “Tagua Nut.” Tallest figure is 2 ½" H. 551959. Set of 4.

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Venture Imports Natural Stone Nativity—Kenya Hand-carved from natural soapstone. Tallest figure is 6" H. 557040. Set of 3.

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Venture Imports Natural Soapstone Small Vase—Kenya Hand-carved from natural soapstone. 3 ½" H. Flower not included. 557052.

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Kanzi Ornaments 4 Orphans Cow Horn Ornaments—Uganda

Carved from sustainably sourced cattle horn and polished until smooth to the touch. Each ornament has a naturally unique grain and pattern. Expect minor variations in shade and hue. 2" H. 552071. Dove. 552049. Angel. 552060. Cross.

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Kanzi Ornaments 4 Orphans Nativity Bark Cloth Hut Ornament—Uganda Handmade by Uganda Artists with Disabilities from traditional Bark Cloth and other natural and recycled materials. 4 ½" H. 552128.

Kanzi—Ornaments 4 Orphans Kanzi means “hidden treasure” in Swahili. Kanzi is a fair trade business whose mission is to create sustainable sources of income for East African artisans and communities. Ornaments 4 Orphans is one of Kanzi’s favorite vendors. These beautiful, seasonal items are each one of a kind. Profits from the sale of these goods go back directly to support artisans through fair trade practices and gives back to support orphaned and vulnerable children in the same communities where Ornaments to Orphans is present.

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Holbrook Stoneware—USA

Beautiful, handmade ceramic stoneware by artist Randy Holbrook is microwave, oven, and dishwasher safe. Lead free.

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Pastel Blue Pitcher

7" H. Holds 28 ounces. 552410.

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Vase Approx. 7" H. 552421.

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Green Butter Warmer

4 1⁄3" diam. Holds 6 ounces. 552398.

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Pastel Blue Small Spoon Rest 4" diam. 552433.

Holbrook Stoneware The Holbrook workshop is located in Red Bluff, California. Local artisan Randy Holbrook is internationally known for his creations, glazes that he creates from scratch, as well as his unyielding demand for perfection in the products he sells.

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Journey Bowl

Engraved message: “This bowl shall have no owner, its journey never ends. It travels in a circle of our family and friends.” 10" diam. 551926.

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Kanzi Ornaments 4 Orphans Glass Bead Cross Ornaments—Uganda Handmade from recycled wire and tiny glass beads. 4" H. 552432. Red. 552443. Multicolor.

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PamPeana Glass Art Stained Glass Nativity Ornament/Sun Catcher— Ecuador Handmade from recycled glass. Water-based paint. 2 ¾" diam. 552027.

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Wings by Alexa’s Angels Glass Sprinkle Bracelets—Nepal

Comes in various colors. Let us choose for you. 7" diam. Stretchable; one size fits all. 089945640205.

Wings by Alexa’s Angels Wings by Alexa’s Angels gives women wings to soar above poverty. Women artists in Nepal carefully hand-knit beautiful, stretchable bracelets of the finest quality Czech and Japanese glass beads. Your purchase helps empower them so they can provide for their families and improve their lives.

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PamPeana Glass Art Holy Family Tea Light Holder—Ecuador

Stained glass Nativity is 3" H. The wood base is 2 ½" x 2 ¾". Tea light candle included. 551970.

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PamPeana Glass Art

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PamPeana Glass Art Mini Nativity Set— Ecuador

PamPeana Glass Art supports Fair Trade standards for labor, environmentalism, and social policy. Their focus is to work with individuals of lower education and economic resources providing opportunities that allow them to have a more stable environment and help them move from a position of vulnerability to one of security and economic selfsufficiency. PamPeana aims to empower these individuals by encouraging them to become stakeholders in their own organizations and to actively play a wider role in the design and development of hand-crafted products. PamPeana works with recycled and renewable materials that allow them to have little or no impact on the environment.

Handmade from recycled glass. Joseph figure is 4" H. 552015. Set of 6.

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PamPeana Glass Art Satin Wavy Glass Crosses—Ecuador Handmade of recycled glass using water-based paint.

552004. Labyrinth, Green. 5 ¼" H. 551992. Peace Dove, Blue. 8 ¼” H.

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E. Blome Designs Rustic Nail and Wire Cross with Embellishment—USA Handmade rustic cross. Each is one-of-akind—let us choose for you. 7" H. 551846.

E. Blome Designs Elizabeth McAnally Blome suffered abuse as a child. As an adult, she taught herself to paint as a form of therapy. As her art business grew, she made a commitment to God and a promise to herself to help abused children. Elizabeth dedicates a portion of her sales to the non-profit organization, Child Advocates, Inc., of Harris County, Texas, which works to break the cycle of child abuse and gives children a voice in the court systems. Her handmade designs are symbols of how Christ has given her the courage to break free from abuse and help others in need.

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E. Blome Designs Faith Stone with Wire Cross—USA Handmade of wire and stenciled stone. One-of-a-kind. Variations will occur. 12" H. 552174.

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Arara Enterprises Window Pane Glass Star Ornament—Mexico Comes in a variety of colors—let us choose for you. 4" diam. 552105.

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Beyond Borders Metal Standing Mini Angels—Haiti

Hand-painted in Croix-desBouquets by the Haitian metal artist, Jeanclaude Pierre. Angels have upswept wings, one each in white, blue, yellow, and red. 5" H. 817976023304. Set of 4.

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Arara Enterprises Window Pane Glass Cross Ornament—Mexico Comes in a variety of colors—let us choose for you. 4" H. 552117. Each.

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Sedona Spirit Tin Ornaments—Mexico

Hand-crafted tin art is cut, pounded, and painted by hand.

556489. Angel with Star. 2" H. 556452. Flying Angel. 4 ¼" H. 556500. Church. 5" H.

Sedona Spirit Since 1988, Sedona Spirit has been partnering with artesanos in Mexico, bringing their beautiful handiwork to the United States and abroad. Even before it was fashionable, Sedona Spirit was practicing Fair Trade. They have always worked directly with the artisans who create beautiful objects of art, many using traditional designs. This relationship has created many opportunities, employment at fair wages, and sustainable businesses in their local communities. Your support will have an incredible impact on the lives of so many people.

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Kanzi Ornament 4 Orphans Tin Ornaments—Kenya

Hand-crafted and strung on a red ribbon. Expect slight variations. 552094. Africa. 4" W. 552083. Dove. 4" H.

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Arara Enterprises Wood and Repoussé Metal Jeweled Cross—Mexico

Metal is hand hammered into relief from the reverse side. 5" H. 552151.

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Beyond Borders Metal Effortless “Grace” —Haiti

Made by Haitian metal artist Seignon Gonzales in Croix-des-Bouquets. Measures 8" W x 5" H. 817976025360.

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Beyond Borders Helping people build movements to liberate themselves from oppression and isolation, Beyond Borders brings people together in Haiti and the United States for just and lasting change. They support movements in Haiti to end child slavery, guarantee access to quality education, end violence against girls and women, and replace systems that oppress the poor with those that support dignified work and sustainable livelihoods.

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Beyond Borders Metal Celtic Cross—Haiti Fashioned by metal artist Stevenson Cajuste in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. 15" H. $47.99 817976024974.

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Beyond Borders Angel Votive / Pencil Holder—Haiti Handmade by Haitian metal artist Jeanclaude Pierre. 4" H. 817976022543.

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Beyond Borders Floral Metal Cross—Haiti

Three layers of metal give a dimensional effect. Handcrafted by Haitian artist Jean Marcule Omiscar. 13" H. 817976022055.

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Silk Road Bazaar–Kork, Fiber Art Group Noah’s Ark with Animals— Kyrgyzstan

Handmade using traditional felting techniques by artists in Gulnara Kyrdyrmyshova’s art cooperative. 661646371727. Set.

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