Volunteering: A Critical Ingredient for Character & Integrity

Volunteering: A Critical Ingredient for Character & Integrity

Hi Friends,There’s the common pitfall of limiting our efforts to volunteer and help those in need during certain times of the year. During Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, facilities have to turn volunteers away. That’s a direct contrast to the other 360ish days of the year. We live in a nation with vast needs and our…

Homelessness and the Church
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Homelessness and the Church

Hi Friends,According to recent statistics 564,708 people are homeless within America. These people are made up of individuals, families and children. Some have disabilities that prohibit them from working, leading the individual to become homeless for at least a year or longer, defining them as “chronically homeless”. Did you know that about 8% of the…

Give Back This Holiday Season| WAR Chest Boutique
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Give Back This Holiday Season| WAR Chest Boutique

Hi Friends, I want to take the time and share with you information about an upcoming event. This week a few friends and I are contributing to something called “WAR Chest Boutique”. WAR Chest “is the retail arm of the non-profit organization” which stands for Women At Risk, International. The organization aids young girls and women…

Exploring the Town | Sweet Natalie’s
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Exploring the Town | Sweet Natalie’s

Hi friends,  A few weeks ago I discovered the most amazing allergy friendly bakery in Geneva, Illinois. Located on the corner of Third and Franklin Street, is Sweet Natalie’s. When walking into Sweet Natalie’s, customers are greeted by welcoming and friendly faces. The vibe in this bakery is nothing but warm and inviting. The gals who…

Hello 2016!

Hello 2016!

Hi Friends, I hope everyone is enjoying the new year so far. How has it been almost a month since Christmas??! What I find to be even more flabbergasting is how fast this month has really flown by. Lately I’ve had some time to think and then re -think about this year and what I…