International Polar Bear Day - raising awareness on the issues facing polar bears and how we can reduce our carbon footprint.
Social Justice for All! The view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. Read all about it in my current post.
Valentine's Day .. you either love it or hate it. When did it all begin? Will the real St. Valentine please stand up.. So when did all the fanfare begin?
By Emmy McKirgan Sitting in an examination room waiting for the doctor to come in and give you the news. You know it can't be good. They have called you in, this is serious. You think to yourself: I can handle anything - anything but the C-word. Hearing the diagnosis of cancer can be daunting.… Continue reading The Dreaded C Word!
By Emmy McKirgan When you hear of Groundhog Day what comes to mind? Is the cute furry little creature from Balzac (or the numerous other critters throughout the world) or is the classic movie with Bill Murray? Let me know what comes to mind first in the comments below.I for one, think of the movie… Continue reading Groundhog Day: Balzac Billy or Bill Murray?
Do you worry about everything? What does God say about worry? How can we combat worry?
By Emmy McKirgan You have the right to party. You have the right to remain silent. You have the right to be an attorney or to an attorney? Hmmm there are so many rights we have heard, but which ones are misused? We need to be more engaged in human rights issues, knowing what those… Continue reading You Have the Right To…
by Emmy McKirgan It seems incomprehensible that in this day and age women still need to be afraid! Why is it that in 2020 women are afraid for their lives, their children's lives and their livelihoods? When I was asked to write about this topic, I was taken aback that this would be a subject… Continue reading When Will the Violence Against Women End?
This verse seems like a magic incantation that at any moment a genie will pop up to grant you a wish. How many times have you asked God for something and not received it? How often have you looked for something and not found it? What about knocking on a door that remains closed? We… Continue reading Matthew 7:7 : Ask and it will be given to you…
2 Corinthians 9:6-8 6 But remember this—if you give little, you will get little. A farmer who plants just a few seeds will get only a small crop, but if he plants much, he will reap much. 7 Everyone must make up his own mind as to how much he should give. Don’t force anyone to give more… Continue reading Giving Tuesday: God loves a cheerful giver