December 12, 2017

Crowdfunding has become a very common way of raising funds, online, by posting a wide range of causes and needs (and plenty of ‘wants’ too), that friends and complete strangers alike can respond to. The idea is to reach beyond the immediate circle of people and donors you know. It’s not uncommon for an anonymous person to be inspired by a particular appeal to donate $25, or $100, or more. What began as fundraising for generally desperate situations – money… Read more

December 12, 2017

      Every Tuesday morning Cindy goes to pray and ‘sidewalk counsel’ outside a Planned Parenthood abortion center. Each situation she encounters is different. She was standing on the corner early one day, with a few other pray-ers around her, as a young woman came along. She was maybe 17 or 18, walking quickly with her earbuds in. She was just a few yards from the PP door so Cindy knew she didn’t have much time to try to… Read more

December 11, 2017

Over the past few weeks, miles and miles of strings of Christmas lights have been carefully hung from roof tops, windows, doorways, and front yard trees. It’s great fun to put up our Christmas trees and decorate them with ornaments, place a wreath on our front door, poinsettias on the table, stockings on the fireplace and all sorts of other decorations, along with sending Christmas cards and buying gifts. Advent means anticipation, and getting our house ready is part of… Read more

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