My Beekeeping Adventures

“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” ~ Abraham Lincoln             A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about my budding interest in honeybees and beekeeping. Since that time, I have been able to begin a certified beekeepers course offered by the Broward Beekeeper’s Association,…

The Best is Now

“God said to Moses, “ I am who I am. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘ I am has sent me to you.’ ”” ‭‭Exodus‬ ‭3:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬ “The best is yet to come” is a very popular saying in our culture. But since I have been here in Cambodia this…

The Kid Power Handwashing Project

“Handwashing is a win for everyone, except the germs.” ~ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention I have been enjoying myself making Kid Power Organics soap! In the process, I have been imagining ways in which the soap could have a positive impact on the lives of the children who attend Light of Future…

My “I AM HER” Essentials

Trinity Church’s Girlfriends 2016 Conference is right around the corner. This year, the conference theme is “I AM HER”. I would define this theme’s woman as the woman being described in Proverbs 31:25. “She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.” ~ Proverbs 31:25 NIV Although I am…

I Am Powerful

“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” ~ Malala Yousafzai I am continuing to learn from Brian Sooy’s book “Raise Your Voice: A Cause Manifesto.” This week I have been focusing on the Cause Manifesto Principle “Be Powerful.” I have been reciting this to myself all week: “I am powerful. I…

The Power Of A Shared Vision

I have been reading Brian Sooy’s book “Raise Your Voice: A Cause Manifesto.” This book is rich with wisdom for leaders of non-profit organizations who want to inspire others to embrace their mission. Brian has developed A Cause Manifesto; 12 principles leaders can use to clarify why their organization exists and why others should join…

The Keys to Our Future

“The mere imparting of information is not education.” ~ Carter G. Woodson A few days after I posted my blog article “One Girl At A Time”, Girl Rising and Let Girls Learn announced their joint initiative #62MillionGirls. Their goal is to raise awareness about the barriers preventing an estimated 62 million girls around the world…