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Two New Sponsored Kids

Over the past few months, two of the kids we sponsored through Compassion Canada, dropped out of the projects in their respective countries and hence our sponsorship of them was terminated.  We lost Paula from Columbia who we had sponsored for 8 years, and Tasya from Indonesia who our daughter had communicated with for the . . . → Read More: Two New Sponsored Kids

Is the Ice Bucket Challenge All Wet?

So unless you’ve been living under a rock these last couple weeks (or just don’t have access to the Internet, in which case you’re probably not reading this anyway) you’ve probably seen all these crazy people dousing themselves in ice cold water. Now I know it’s summer and all, but I also know that it . . . → Read More: Is the Ice Bucket Challenge All Wet?

Today isn’t Wednesday. It’s Thanksday.

Why is it that around this time of year we like to think of all the things we are thankful for? Why is it that we have only ONE day a year (or maybe two if you have dual citizenship) where we are thankful? Maybe we should redefine the week so that one day a . . . → Read More: Today isn’t Wednesday. It’s Thanksday.

Playing Games with Kids Lives

I read a press release today that disturbed me.

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 20, 2013– Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) today announced that Grand Theft Auto V, the critically acclaimed latest release from the iconic interactive entertainment series, has achieved worldwide retail sales of more than $1 billion during its first three days on sale, . . . → Read More: Playing Games with Kids Lives

Want to Sponsor a Child but Live Outside North America?

The other day a colleague of mine who is from another country (we’re both working on a project together, and he’s only in Canada for another month of so) asked me how someone outside the USA or Canada could sponsor a child through Compassion. I had to admit, I didn’t know, but I was certain . . . → Read More: Want to Sponsor a Child but Live Outside North America?