Day: September 29, 2013

Taking the SNAP challenge

Throughout my SNAP Challenge, I kept returning to the same questions: What kind of society do we want to live in? Do we want to live in a country that turns a cold shoulder to the problem of hunger, or one in which we work together to face it head on?

The girl who lived

Birhan Woldu, the face of Ethiopia’s 1984 famine i working as a nurse and building schools for children. This is her story. From Why Poverty?

St. Michael and All Angels

Here’s my confession: I’m not really crazy about angels–at least, not the truck stop figurine renditions of them–and I’m always a little creeped out by that version. They’re just too glittery and sparkly and Tinkerbell-ish for my tastes.