Feeding Frenzy

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. —Matthew 5:7 People who study sharks tell us that they are most likely to attack when they sense blood in the water. The blood acts as a trigger to their feeding mechanism and they attack, often in a group, creating a deadly feeding frenzy. Blood in … More Feeding Frenzy

Gabrielle Giffords

Just recently I saw a news clip of Gabrielle Giffords and was amazed at the progress she has made.  She is a survivor and a fighter. I didn’t know anything about Gabrielle Giffords until the shooting which was reported to be an assassination attempt on her at a supermarket where she was meeting publicly with … More Gabrielle Giffords

Wise Up

Proverbs 24:3-4 Additional Scripture Readings: Joshua 24:15; Proverbs 2:1-6 When we think of the wise, we might picture esteemed scholars padding through hallowed halls of learning. In their hushed offices and remote library stacks, they seem to have a monopoly on wisdom and understanding. But where does wisdom really come from? How do moms like you … More Wise Up

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Do you have or you know someone with inspiring ideas and solutions to deliver for girls and women?  If so, here’s a great opportunity for you. Every year, in conjunction with International Women’s Day, Women Deliver celebrates the progress made on behalf of girls and women worldwide. Our Women Deliver 100 list in 2011, which featured 100 … More CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

A drop in the bucket

ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support smart and effective policies and programs that are saving lives, helping to put kids in school and improving futures. Cofounded by Bono and other campaigners, ONE is … More A drop in the bucket

Sarah Burke

On Thursday, January 12th, the world of Freestyle skiing was changed forever when its icon, Sarah Burke died at the young age of 29 in the hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah after sustaining serious injuries in a skiing accident on Tuesday, Jan. 10.  The tragedy occured during a training run in the superpipe at a … More Sarah Burke

Slow or Free Range Parenting

Just recently I watched a program about Slow and Free Range parenting.  What exactly is slow parenting?  It is a parenting style in which few activities are organised for children. Instead, they are allowed to explore the world at their own pace. It is a response to concerted cultivation and the widespread trend for parents to schedule activities and classes after … More Slow or Free Range Parenting