Indiana and Kentucky Tornadoes: How You Can Help

Last week a string of tornadoes ripped through the Midwest and Southeastern U. S. Several towns have been devastated by these storms. How you can help: American Red Cross Habitat for Humanity Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief Samaritan's Purse: Emergency Relief Southeastern Indiana Baptist Association World Vision http://imbresources.org/index.cfm?fa=product.detail&prodID=3352&cid=imbel

Operation Christmas Child 2011

It's time to pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Operation Christmas Child is a project of Franklin Graham's organization Samaritan's Purse that seeks to provide the neediest children with a simple gift. This may be the only gift that many have ever received. How You Can Get Involved: Pack a shoe box. Take box … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child 2011

Ways to Help Japan

On Friday, March 11 an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan and triggered a massive tsunami. More than 800 people were killed, hundreds are missing, and 200,000 are displaced after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake. How you can help: American Red Cross Baptist Global Response Habitat for Humanity IMB: Japan Response Fund Samaritan's Purse: Emergency Relief Texas Baptist … Continue reading Ways to Help Japan

Another 10 List: Gifts that Make a Difference

Reflecting on my theme for 2010: Make a Difference, I thought of  While it is in the format of a Top 10 list the items are really in any order. #10: Send a message of Hope to the children at Florida Baptist Children's Homes.  #9: Through Heifer International you can give  a meaningful gift to … Continue reading Another 10 List: Gifts that Make a Difference

Operation Christmas Child 2010

One tradition the Big Guy and I look forward each year is packing shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Operation Christmas Child is a project of Franklin Graham's organization Samaritan's Purse that seeks to provide the neediest children with a simple gift. For many this may be the only gift they have ever received. How … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child 2010

Haiti Hit by 7.2 Earthquake

Tuesday January 12th, a 7.2 earthquake rocked Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince.  Hundred and possibly thousands are either injured, missing or presumed dead. Much of downtown has been demolished including the Parliament and many more buildings are seriously damaged. Haiti was already struggling to recover after several hurricanes destroyed much of the country's infrastructure in  2008. How … Continue reading Haiti Hit by 7.2 Earthquake

Real Housewives and Real Children (or Another One of My Rants)

Last night I couldn’t sleep as I was channel surfing I ran across The Real Housewives of Atlanta. I had never seen the show before but I read something this past week that Elf Nino’s Mom wrote about the antics of the Real Housewives of Atlanta. I am really not into reality shows, because most … Continue reading Real Housewives and Real Children (or Another One of My Rants)