Filled with Good Things

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Rev. Brandon Gilvin is the Associate Director of Week of Compassion, and he is also a dang good writer. A native Kentuckian, he now lives in Kansas City with his wife, Lisa.I recently returned  from a two week trip to India, where I visited two very different states, Bihar and Meghalaya, to learn about some of the work supported through a partnership between Week of Compassion, Foods Resource Bank , and several other ecumenical partners from the FRB network.  From the sleepy mountain town of … [Read more...]

Fresh Batch of Good News

I love to veg out with a magazine. Doesn't really matter what kind, just something brainless that i can scan through without giving it much attention. This time of year, I especially love the nov/dec issues of women's magazines. For better or worse, lots of recipes, pretty pictures, and holiday inspiration. (crafty things i will never actually make myself, but sure nice stuff to look at when someone else has done the work.)I've noticed a trend, not just in magazine world, but also on morning … [Read more...]

A Blank Page

Sometime around Christmas each year, I get a very exciting package in the mail. Its not a Christmas present from a far-away friend, its not baked goods from across town…Its my Annual Planning Guide and Calendar from the Christian Board of Publication. Now, I may not be the most organized person on the planet, and I’m not very attached to a routine; but every year when that package arrives, filled with beautiful, clean smooth blank calendar days, I am happy. I feel hopeful, uplifted, inspired, and … [Read more...]


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