The harshest of teachers, experience, was (and is) my mentor. First experiences are unforgiving, unkind, and unfeeling.
The eradication of poverty, an NGO "buzzword," is everyone's ultimate goal. Everyone wants to help people to support themselves, to have "gone fishing."
Why is it that we are so easy to reject correction or warning? Why are we so sure that our own ways are the best?
I guess a few people wondered what we were doing but I really didn’t care. Lifelong love deserves some moments of its own and for me one of those moments was the dance that happened in front of Shoprite.
Just yesterday after Jack Sparrow made his swift exit, I went out the front door to see if I could catch another glimpse of him. Maybe he would stay around the house?
The problem isn't the gallon of milk, or the errands we are sent on. The problem is found in our attitudes when the errand doesn't suit us.
I've heard it said that if you shoot for the moon, you might hit the stars. If you shoot for nothing, that is exactly what you will get.
The pots were too small today, but we can fix that.
One of the most important things a dream does is not for us, but what it can do for others. God never puts a dream in our hearts that won't spill out and reach others with His love. When the dream God puts in you resurrects another's dream that has died, you have passed the test.
It seems that this life that we have chosen, that many have chosen before us, never comes with any "fine print" to read. There is no full disclosure, no rigid job description, nor is there any guarantee of what this world would consider to be success.