This first appeared on Compassion International's blog on November 7, 2016. There are so many things in life that I don’t understand. I don’t understand why, every time we are far away from a restroom, one of my kids always has to “go.” I don’t understand why Luke Skywalker whined so much while living with … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday: Reblog:Be the Church More Than 80 Minutes a Week
We're all angry. We're all afraid. Fear and Anger elected our newest president. Fear and anger keep half of us from accepting it. I did not vote for Trump. I did not vote for Clinton. I knew my candidate had little chance of winning, but I voted for a change to the current system. Others … Continue reading Story Monday: Where Do We Go From Here?
Enough. It's a tricky word. It implies a limit, a goal reached, or the end of effort. Yes, it can also simply mean that the effort is not in vain. It's in the murky waters of that last attribute that we lose ourselves. Am I doing enough? Do my efforts make a difference? Does any … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday: Is it Enough?
This article first appeared on Compassion's blog on May 17, 2016. Gone are the days when I hear about tragic news from television. It starts with one breaking-news tweet; and then a friend shares an article on Facebook. Next thing you know, my feeds are filled with nothing but the latest global crisis or social … Continue reading #CompassionWednesday: Reblog:How to Be an Effective Social Media Slacktivist
This first appeared on Compassion International's Blog on April 11, 2016. Eradicating child poverty across the globe – that sounds like a daunting task. But what if I told you that, by using what you’re already doing in your everyday life, you can play a significant part in achieving that goal? Others have already started … Continue reading Reblog: It’s Easier to Change a Life Than You Think