I am so excited about today’s giveaway.
When I first heard about Same Sky, I thought that the company sounded great. But when I got to really know what the brand is about and met a lot of the people involved, I completely fell in love.
When a young boy in St. George, Ontario was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor his doctor told his parents they should celebrate Christmas early this year. Their neighbours jumped right in to support them.
On Monday night, the sun set and downtown lit up like it were December. Every storefront decorated with Christmas cheer, the trees were lit with colourful bulbs. The sidewalks full of Santas, snowmen and reindeer.All of this was done for seven-year-old Evan Leversage who’s … Keep Reading!!!
When 27-year-old Kaylee Goemans received a call from her doctor that she needed to take her 6 week old son, Dominic, to the ER because of complications with an intestinal disorder, she rushed right in. Having lost her job when 28 weeks pregnant, making it so she didn’t qualify for government maternity leave pay, she opted to park on the road. Paying $3 for 4 hours of parking, rather than $15 in the hospital lot. She thought, because the tests … Keep Reading!!!
Rethink Homelessness is a campaign dedicated to helping the community rethink who the homeless truly are.
The organization asked some people who are homeless to write down a fact about themselves that other people wouldn’t know just by appearances alone.
Are you surprised by their answers?
Our first book club book discussion is underway!
We are on to our second book!
We have chosen Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah
Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare privileges during a time of political and … Keep Reading!!!
Wisdom from the year:
I believe there is a basic kind of judgement that allows humans to assess every aspect of life. We are kept safe (either ourselves or by others) with this kind of “assessment judgement”. This kind of judgement allows you to make choices for your own life and family, form healthy opinions, and take action in dangerous situations.
Then there is the kind of judgement I find to be toxic to humanity. This is the type of judgement where humans give … Keep Reading!!!
Most of you know of (or are actively involved in) the start-up of a foundation, being created for the preservation of families in Sidama, Ethiopia. Being involved in what would be considered a “philanthropic endeavor” has had me thinking the past year about the true meaning of philanthropy.
Someone the other day used the old saying, “Philanthropy is not about you, it is about other people.” The sentiment is nice, but I completely disagree. There seems to be a lot … Keep Reading!!!