Flip on the television or radio, or scroll through your social media feed, and you will likely come across some stories that leave you with an unpleasant feeling. Whether it is a hurricane threatening to destroy life as we know it, or entire groups of people losing their rights, or news of violence and fighting, it seems that the bad news just never stops. If we let it, it can have the power to make us feel useless and as though there is nothing that we can do to try to make the world a better place.
But there is always something to be done, and no matter how seemingly small, every little action that we take with positive intention behind it can be a drop that causes a ripple, making a difference that may at first be unimaginable.
Household donations for a better wo
With only three weeks left until summer, the real house cleaning is getting started. After a few mornings in the basement sorting through boxes of old photographs and quilting fabric, it is time to move to the bedrooms. Your oldest daughter has just finished her second year in college and is not coming home for the summer, and your younger daughter has outgrown her smaller bedroom. With one box ready designated as veterans clothing donations and another box that will go to recycling or trash, you are determined to help your younger daughter go through all of the things in her closet and help her move into the larger bedroom. With any luck, by the time the last week of school arrives, you will h