Monday, December 17, 2012
Goats are at the top of my Christmas giving list this year. I’ve
also been encouraging family and friends, especially children, to
add a gift selection from the Gifts for Life Catalog to their...
Monday, October 15, 2012
October 15 is Blog Action Day, and this year’s theme is “The Power
of We.” I can’t think of a better example of the power of
collective spirit than an agricultural initiative in the Solomon
Friday, March 23, 2012
Think again about the consequences of not having access to water:
What would you do to address the domino effect of resulting
problems, as happens for many people in rural West Bengal, India?
Thursday, March 22, 2012
In Nicaragua, our partner El Porvenir is working with communities
on integrated water, sanitation and hygiene programs that are
notably impacting people’s health. Zeneyda, a resident of the...
Saturday, October 29, 2011
As I gazed out over the land behind St. Joseph’s Church in
Marabulig, the Philippines, a few small piles of rice on scraps of
cloth caught my eye. I asked Father Sanchez Ollibac, the
pastor, what it...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
At the Episcopal School of Knoxville, we are literally getting
“hands-on” experience in finding out what it is like to produce our
own sustainable food supply. Using the Abundant Life Garden...
Monday, January 10, 2011
Yesterday in Juba, Southern Sudan, a joyous and carnival-like
atmosphere surrounded the beginning of the weeklong voting period
in the referendum on whether Sudan will remain unified or the...
Friday, May 7, 2010
Mothers' Union members in Zambia help launch the Episcopal Relief
& Development NetsforLife® program partnership for malaria
prevention. Photo courtesy of Harvey Wang.As Mother’s Day
approaches, I am...
Thursday, April 16, 2009
In all the recent coverage of the pirate activity off the coast of
Somalia, an interesting detail struck me. The U.S. ship that the
pirates attacked was carrying food aid from the United States...