Category Archives: Poverty

The Old Man and the Starfish {The Power of One}

Cynicism is my strong suit,  and that’s not necessarily a good thing. The negative voices in my head continually tell me, “This won’t work.” “Things won’t change.” “Why bother?”  Even though I love the work that Compassion International does, I admit … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

Who’s ready for the weekly smorgasbord of links? We tried this super easy crockpot chicken enchilada meal today. it was GREAT. My entire family gave it thumbs-up! (That’s rare, especially when I try out new recipes.)  Along the same lines as my Compassionate … Continue reading

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What Does Poverty Look Like?

What does poverty look like? Pallam Slum, Chennai by jcandeli.  Shared under a Creative Commons License. Well, it looks like this. Obviously. It’s pretty easy to look at this picture–a half-clothed kid standing in the middle of a trash heap in … Continue reading

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