Tulsa Indian Adventure (TIA)—Day One

Tulsa Indian Adventure (TIA)—Day One

Today the 3 of us took off for a great India Adventure. I finally convince my sister, Patricia, to go with me. I think her friend, Sheri and I coerced her with lots of guilt! But she is along for the ride. It may turn out to be a very wild one! (wild for us Boomers,...
Are you Ready for Every Good Work?

Are you Ready for Every Good Work?

Live 221 People often say to us, “I could never do what you guys are doing.” I am never sure how to respond to that statement. And it isn’t really accurate.  I understand that there is a fascination with the idea that we go halfway around the world and that there may...
The Color Purple

The Color Purple

If you ask my three-year-old granddaughter what her mom’s favorite color is she can quickly tell you “Purple!” Don’t you just love The Color Purple? (I am not talking about the movie with Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg, although it was a good movie.) Purple with...
Leprosy eliminated? Not hardly

Leprosy eliminated? Not hardly

  Official figures from 145 countries from 6 World Health Organization regions show the global registered leprosy cases at 216,108. Here are the key facts about leprosy (retrieved from the World Health Organization website) Leprosy is a chronic disease caused by a...
People with Leprosy are fed

People with Leprosy are fed

Thanks to your generous donations and purchase of jewelry at Jaipur Jewels in Texas, the lepers in Jaipur have received five meals this year. Our goal is to send one meal a month…we are well on that way to reaching it. In June, we were able to send money so that our...
Out of the Ordinary Sparkle

Out of the Ordinary Sparkle

I’ve always been fascinated with sapphires. The deep dark blue of this gem sparkles like a diamond. What girl doesn’t like something that sparkles? For centuries, this gemstone has been associated with royalty and romance. In 1981 when Princess Diana chose an...
Peace in India

Peace in India

When we are in India, we hear lots of stories. I have listen to many over the years and most of them are heartbreaking…almost beaten to death, rejected by their families and cast out to live on the streets by their own parents because of their faith, being sold into...