Changed by Compassion
Today’s post is a guest blog from Lisa Bartelt, a writer, mother, blogger, follower of Jesus from Myerstown, Pennsylvania. Be sure to follow Lisa’s Living Echoes blog.
“Dear Sponsor Lisa …”
I was just out of college and a newish Christian when I had the opportunity . . .
Celebrating Women the World Over—Including Lancaster
Reading Marie Curie and Her Daughters, by Shelley Emling, this week, I found out that Irene Curie, Marie’s daughter and a Nobel Prize winner in her own right, was the main speaker at an International Women’s Day event in London in the late 1940s. It resonated with me . . .
What Day Is October 11? You Choose
I received two e-mails in within a few days of each other, one announcing that October 11 is World Sight Day and one promoting October 11 as International Day of the Girl Child. Support one or both, you choose. My e-mail on World Sight Day, came from TOMS, better known for their buy one, give …
Making Back to School Better
Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address. One of my (many) favorite lines from the movie You’ve Got Mail, partly because I do always want to buy school supplies at …
Meeting the Needs of Moms
I didn’t find it easy being a mom, even with a wonderful husband who did more than the lion’s share of the work. Being a mom was often tiring. It wore me out. I sometimes felt I had no time for myself, for my dreams and goals. So I have a hard time imagining how …