I always wonder why God loves this planet of humans. Just turn on the TV, hop on the Internet (or drive in rush hour traffic) and you'll see plenty of examples of humans behaving badly, being cruel, inconsiderate, unkind, hateful...not even remotely compassionate. We hear of humans doing compassionate things, say when there is a... Continue Reading →
Today it want to introduce you to someone who is very dear to my heart. She is a woman inspiring change: Karen Ball, founder of the Sturge-Weber Foundation (SWF). *Full disclosure here, I have known the SWF for a very long time. I have designed their newsletters and marketing material for 15 years. Told you... Continue Reading →
WOMEN INSPIRING CHANGE EVERYDAY | What I really love is when I find a blog that inspires me. I love reading about women who actually admit to not having it all together (gasp), along side the rest of us. I love well written words, good design, and doing good. For your Monday morning, here are... Continue Reading →
I read a lot of blogs. And when I say, "a lot", I mean I currently have somewhere close to 100 blogs bookmarked on my iPad. I may have an addiction. I don't read these 100 blogs everyday. Geez, I wouldn't get anything done! These blogs fall under the category of Faith, Quilt Love, Craft... Continue Reading →
For your enjoyment. I found it on YouTube: Amena Brown: Psalm 139. Inspiring.
Girls who inspire. Click the link below to read this story. Then ask, "What have I done lately?" American girl, just 12, builds 27 homes in Haiti.
Today I receive 3 new Christian music CDs in the mail from EMI. I won them from Kristen at We Are That Family (and The Mercy House). Although winning something is always awesome, I really wanted to introduce you to the double-force behind The Mercy House. Kristen, living in America, is mobilizing support for Mercy... Continue Reading →
I know this is all over the web today but, seriously, I cried this morning when I first heard this story on the Today Show. Amanda Lindhout is truly a Woman Who Inspires! In 2008, Amanda Lindhout was a freelance journalist in Somalia when she was kidnapped and began 15 months of nightmarish captivity. But today she... Continue Reading →
Enough negativity! Here's something to inspire you as the 9th anniversary of September 11th approaches: Beyond the 11th: Founded by two American women whose husbands were killed on September 11th, our mission is to reach beyond differences of culture and geography to embrace the most essential of connections: humanity. Afghan widows are highly vulnerable and... Continue Reading →
Dear Mom, People have said you have "earned your wings" when you get to heaven. It's because of your kind and giving heart. You would never let anyone be left out in the cold without a home. I can't even remember how many people you have opened your home to because they had no home of... Continue Reading →
I want to share this story I read in The Denver Post yesterday: It's a story of a little girl, 7 years old, who had endured painful chemotherapy for the treatment of a brain tumor. Allison Winn, a Colorado resident, had surgery and then treatment for 2 years. She is now 9 years old. During her... Continue Reading →
Imagine walking into a public restroom (try to forget the smell that always accompanies there toilets)...You finish using the toilet and walk to the sink to wash your hands. As you look up into the mirror to do a hair check you see a post it note stuck to the mirror. On the post it is... Continue Reading →