13 10, 2014

How many unused gift cards do you have in your wallet?

By |October 13th, 2014|Categories: Her Voice, Purpose|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

By Angela Craig When I read the statistic in USA Today that 41 BILLION dollars in gift cards were unused between the years of 2005-2011 – translating to an average of $300 per American household, I decided to add up how much money I personally had laying around in unused gift cards. Visa and Master Card: $59.60 Starbucks: $47.50 Home Depot: $32.50 Grand total: $139.60 This total doesn’t even include my husband or kids. According to the USA Today new report, many cards [...]

31 07, 2014

Tip of the Day…Live the lagniappe way!

By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: Coaching, Family, Leadership, Tip of the Day|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

11 10, 2013

5 things I learned from wearing the same dress for 6 months…

By |October 11th, 2013|Categories: Pondering, Social Justice|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

My churches women's Bible study is currently reading, Jen Hatmaker's book, 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess. They are not only reading it, they are living it out, one chapter at a time. Last week, my Bible study friends cut their food budgets in half or some cases, in thirds, giving the excess to charity...this week they cleaned out their closets and gave away their excess clothes. This is were I come into the picture. Yesterday, at Bible study, I had [...]

19 03, 2013

The Shakertown Pledge…Are you in?

By |March 19th, 2013|Categories: Social Justice|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Almost forty years ago, a small group of people, moved my the global poverty-ecology crisis they saw around them, joined together at the site of a Shaker Village near Harrodsburg, Kentucky to make a covenant that they would share what they had with others and work towards a world of equality and one of social justice. Here is the pledge in its entirety: Recognizing that Earth and the fullness thereof is a gift from our gracious God, and that we [...]

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