(Book begins with the Preface in the January 31 post.) Please note: This chapter was written several years ago. Some of the activities we supported then have changed, but the principles of the illustration remain the same. Neighborhood Mission It can become very easy as “do-gooders” to throw money, or even prayers, at causes and
I’m No Superstar
I’m No Superstar is a blog for people like me who want to make a difference in the world but know they aren’t activists. Each post contains a social action idea that most of us could do, a book that’s worth reading, or a link to a website that offers other ideas. Oh, and it’s all introduced by a sometimes quirky story from my life.
I love the intentional charitable choices Les and I make at Christmas. We give coats to a clothing closet so someone will have a warmer Christmas. We buy gifts for someone we know in need. We put together shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. And because of my parents’ Salvation Army background, I have trouble