Action Idea: Collecting Baby Carriers for Syrian Refugees

After writing If Syria Was the USA (What is Happening in Syria and How to Make it Personal) I began searching in-depth for easy action ideas and other ways us average folk could make a difference in this ever-expanding refugee crisis. I wrote different posts for us (that to-date I haven’t published) highlighting organizations and compiling information…

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Action: Red Sand Project Creating Awareness for Human Trafficking

This post on the #RedSandProject was written by long-time friend of mine, Kassie Hill. She usually writes at Mi Vida Loca, where she talks about her life, spirituality and books. She recently moved out to California in a broken, old minivan as she, her husband and two kids pursued God’s plan for their lives.    The #RedSandProject…

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New Infographic for Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is for Creating Awareness What do you associate January with? Wicked Blizzards? New Year’s hangovers? Resolutions and their slam-dunk failures? Or do you see these things in a positive light–intricate snowflakes, new beginnings, and delightful challenges? Maybe you also see January as the time to share another Infographic for human trafficking awareness month.  …

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Ten Causes to Give to Generously

A couple years ago, I was asked by a wonderful individual who are the top ten charities we give to and why. Impressively, I wrote her this whole very long post, but never once published it.   I should say I can’t believe I did that, all that work and never posting it! Yet the spaghetti squash…

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Should We Participate in Operation Christmas Child?

I’ve been doing Operation Christmas Child (OCC) for years and have encouraged you guys to join me doing it many times. Recently I was sent a post listing Seven Reasons Not to Participate in Operation Christmas Child, challenging our assumptions about this action idea.   While reading it, I immediately felt myself tense up into a great big…

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