Most of us live in countries where begging is a daily thing. You walk out your door and it confronts you. I have lived all of my adult life in countries where begging goes on in the streets: by children, handicapped people, crazy people, mothers, old people, and desperate fathers.
Where oh where is the answer to this complicated situation? I have developed a plan through the years. Continue reading
As I prepared my salad for our lunch today, I marveled at the variety of vegetables available for us to use: lettuce, radishes, okra, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, fresh peas, carrots, pickled red cabbage, and two different kinds of cheeses. I put my homemade croutons on the table and wondered at the beautiful and nutritious meal available here in this country. Continue reading
I did a stupid thing a few months ago: I fell. Continue reading
Dwight Eisenhower said, “Busy soldiers are happy soldiers.” I read this quote in my early years with six children running around. Summer time always brought the I’m-bored attitude around to harass me as a busy mom.