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Mama Maggie

Mama Maggie The Untold Story of One Woman's Mission to Love the Forgotten Children of Egypt's Garbage Slum

By Marty Makary, and Ellen Santilli Vaughn
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.36 Stars

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On 8/3 The Nerdy Bookworm wrote: Living in United States, it is easy to take our lifestyle and religious freedom for granted. But when you read a book like Mama Maggie, it gives you a heightened awareness of the comfortableness of our lives, and a reminder of how so many of our fellow Christians live in poverty, and how they endure ... The Least of These: Review of Mama Maggie

The Nerdy Bookworm's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/23 Jayson Casper wrote: How much good can one person do? Why do anything when the need is so great? One woman’s mission to love the forgotten children of Egypt’s garbage slums offers a glimpse into answers for these questions. A rich Egyptian girl who grew up in a doctor’s family and continued her affluent lifestyle ... Mama Maggie, by Makary and Vaughn: A Review

Jayson's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/28 Lavish Bookshelf wrote: Time and time again I run across fascinating books chronicling the work of amazing souls. These are the stories of people who sell everything to live with the poor. Mama Maggie by Marty Makary and Ellen Vaughn is one of those books. Mama Maggie is actually Maggie Gobran, a former businesswoman and college ... Lavish Bookshelf Review: Mama Maggie

Lavish Bookshelf's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/24 Elle Alice wrote: I Tried Until I Almost Died Sandra McCollom Let me start of with the one thing I did not care for, and then I will explore the many things I did like: the title of the book! It seemed pretty dramatic and I expected a climax to her story where she had some near-death experience that would earn such a ... May Book Reviews

Elle Alice's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/22 Oak Tree Reviews wrote: Mama Maggie by Marty Makary and Ellen Vaughn tells the story of Maggie Gobran, a Coptic Christian woman who ministered to the people of Egypt’s garbage slums since 1997. Because of her amazing work, she has been called the “Mother Teresa of Egypt.” I had never read about Egypt’s garbage slums, ... Inspirational

Oak Tree Reviews' Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/19 scifiwritir wrote: I like books that tell me about other ethnic cultures, especially about the struggles of Christians in other cultures. If the story involves hardship in anyway, then I'm totally going to love it. When one considers all the books published by American Christian publishers, there are relatively few books ... Review: Mama Maggie by Marty Makary and Ellen Vaughn

scifiwritir's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/10 upstatealicat wrote: Mama Maggie is Maggie Gobran; founder of Stephen’s Children and the Egyptian Mother Teresa. Maggie was born into a wealthy family. From a young age, she had a heart for the ‘zabaleen’ (the ‘garbage people’). The zabaleen were the inhabitants of the garbage villages outside of Cairo. Maggie ... A Story of Selflessness

upstatealicat's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/3 Ruth Anne Holloway wrote: Mama Maggie: The Untold Story of One Woman’s Mission to Love the Forgotten Children of Egypt’s Garbage Slums by Marty Makary and Ellen Vaughn is the story about a Coptic Christian woman, Maggie Gobran aka “Mama Maggie”, and the ministry she began to reach the children in the garbage slums of ... Great Story... not so great writing

Ruth Anne's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/16 heathercking wrote: Mama Maggie has been ministering to a people group known as the "garbage people" in Cairo since 1997. This biography, Mama Maggie, recounts how she grew up in an elite class in Egypt. She was privileged and comfortable, educated and successful. But she abandoned personal wealth and stepped down from ... Inspiring and Challenging Reminder of How One Life Can Impact Others

heathercking's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/7 Bible Journaling Journey wrote: This week, my favorite Christian writer, Holley Gerth, is asking readers to link up blog posts about someone whose perseverance is inspiring. For me, one woman immediately came to mind: Mama Maggie Gobran. She was raised in a wealthy family in Egypt, worked in marketing and as a college professor, ... A Model of Perseverance

Bible Journaling Journey's Rating:

4 Stars