Last week I posted the 2 Euro t-shirt video below on Facebook: (If you haven’t watched the video yet, take a moment to see it; this blog post will make way more sense if you do.) It’s fascinating to see the shoppers choose the “donate” option over the “buy” option once they meet “Manisha” making 13¢ an
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 thought The Sacred Year—with its subtitle that talked of “contemplating apples [and] living in a cave”—would be a fun read on the order of A. J. Jacob’s book The Know-It-All, on reading the Encyclopedia Britannica from beginning to end, or his The Year of Living Biblically, where he tried to live the Old Testament laws, including stoning
(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