Giving is on my mind a lot lately. Gift giving . . .a little. I'm excited about giving gifts to those of you who entered one of the giveaways I have posted lately! In case you didn't hear the latest - you could win the gift of some free shopping from Nicole Gibboni, a Christian Bling Consultant. If you make a purchase from her website www.ctbling.com/HisGoodness and use the party code 1825; … [Read more...] about Speaking of Giving . . .
Visiting the sick was a lot easier before I was a mom. Although ironically, when I became a mom, I had to visit my child at the hospital every day. While most newborns are home with their parents less than a week after birth, our baby didn't leave the hospital until he was 6 weeks old. Getting there as early as I could and staying until late in the evening, and eventually sleeping there every … [Read more...] about Mocha, Mercy and Mondays: Visit the Sick
One day, when I was moderating lunch as a seventh grade teacher, I received instructions from the principal to "keep the kids down there longer". So, like a good listener, I did so. I wondered why the students were being gifted a longer than usual lunch break, but didn't give it to much thought. Later that afternoon, I found out why we were instructed to keep the students in the lunchroom for an … [Read more...] about Mocha, Mercy, and Mondays – Clothe the Naked
Give Drink to the Thirsty. The second corporal work of mercy makes me think of the word "simple". Simple, because I am lucky enough to not live in a third world country. I only need to walk ten steps to get to clean, running water. I know it's 10 steps, because I just counted. Meanwhile, in Guatemala, women like Edelmira, walk twenty minutes from their houses to a community tank where there … [Read more...] about Mocha, Mercy and Mondays – Giving Drink to the Thirsty