Looking Through Hurt-Colored Glasses

How do you respond when you are an overall kind person, but people take advantage of your kindness?  What if your kindness was misunderstood by those close to you?  What if a misunderstood act of kindness deeply hurt your friendship/relationship? We've all been there.  Whether it's a patron at the restaurant where you serve food … Continue reading Looking Through Hurt-Colored Glasses

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What Difference Does it Make? Part 4: Shelter

We are moving to the element of a community about which I know very little. But this topic is what inspired me to think about third world countries in a different light. This topic caused me to question whether the American, first-world way is the only acceptable way. It changed my perspective on what is … Continue reading What Difference Does it Make? Part 4: Shelter

What Difference Does it Make? Part 3: Food Distribution/Cultivation

Have you ever seen pictures of kids who were so hungry that their stomachs were bloated? I honestly didn't think those people existed...until I got to Haiti. Some children (however, not all) are severely malnourished and in need of care. Some children have red or yellow hair to show their lack of proper nutrients. Some … Continue reading What Difference Does it Make? Part 3: Food Distribution/Cultivation