Giving

It was one of the highlights in her life. To organize a donation drive and then make arrangements for the delivery of the clothes and other items she received from the church members and to see the faces of the staff when she dropped them off.   It was an opportunity to teach her daughter …

Picky Eaters

"Come on, doesn't this look yummy?" It was a mixture of vegetables. He covered his nose and mouth, making it clear that he didn't agree with Mommy that the yucky orange thing she was holding out to him on the spoon was edible.   "Just try one spoonful, Carson" she begged. Carson shook his head. She …

Asha’s Story

Imagine you are a child and your daily routine is to get up early every morning to go and pick through trash with your mother.  You and your family are "untouchables" in your society which means you are treated as outcasts, undesirables.   You don't have many options when it comes to jobs so in order …

Gifts Thankfully Received

Thanksgiving has come and gone in Canada and the United States.  Many of us enjoyed delicious turkey dinners with our families and reflected on all that we were thankful for.  We were thankful that we have shelter, jobs, families and friends.  Just recently many people got laid off from their jobs.  Those of us who still …

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