Do You Know About Frogs?

Do You Know About Frogs?

I read a blog post this weekend about frogs.  Not the cute little amphibians that you find in your yard, or in our case, the pool. The post I read is about productivity. I always feel like I don’t get anything done. So, I am still searching for ways to achieve more,...
The Holy Cow of India

The Holy Cow of India

“If someone were to ask me what the most important outward manifestation of Hinduism was, I would suggest that it was the idea of cow protection,” said Mahatma Gandhi, India’s legendary nonviolent leader. In India, the cow is a holy, protected animal that cannot be...
TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO START

TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO START

I have been reading the letter written to the Philippians by the Apostle Paul. In the second chapter there are 5 verses that I have been reading over and over and meditating on. “Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent,...
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...