My Country, ‘Tis of Thee I Pray
In honor of the National Day of Prayer (#NationalPrayer): I do not pray for us to be a Christian nation; I pray for us to be a nation of Christians who live like Christ. I do not pray for prayer in schools; I pray for pray-ers who pray for those in their schools. I do …
What’s the real cost of your clothes?
I love clothes. I love to buy new clothes. I also love a bargain. But my bargain isn’t a bargain for everyone. Last week a building collapsed in Bangladesh, a building where clothing was manufactured that ended up in retailers like WalMart, DressBarn, J.C. Penney, and The Children’s Place, along with British and Canadian retailers. …
Airing My Dirty Laundry Secret
I try to be environmentally aware and to act accordingly. (This does not, however, keep me from driving 30 minutes a couple of times a week to hang out at Panera. In fact, if someone really want to help the environment, they would open a Panera in Ephrata or Akron, so I wouldn’t use so much gas.)
One thing I have clung to, though,
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 . . .