‘What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men …… That is what love looks like.’ - St. Augustine

Monday, June 20, 2011

Did You Know?

If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof over head and a place to sleep, you are richer than over 70% of the people in this world?

handicapped children in a Serbian orphanage.

If you have money in the bank, in your wallet, or even spare change in your pocket . . .
you are among the top 8% of the world’s wealthy?

A child begs for change in Thailand.

If you have never experienced the loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture,
or the pangs of starvation . . .
you are ahead of 500 million people in the world?

starving child tied to his orphanage crib.

If you can attend a church or temple or mosque without fear of harassment, arrest, torture, or death, you are more blessed than three billion people in the world?

She was tortured for practicing her religion.

If you woke up this morning with more health than illness . .
you are more blessed than the over one million people who will not survive this week?

A dying aids patient in Africa.

Let us be truly aware of what we have, what has been entrusted to us.


let us be grateful.

Most of all, let us share this immeasureable wealth we have with the immeasurable millions who go without every day.

We have the power to change the world.

All you need to do is say yes.
orphaned child in Romania.


  1. Came across you blog & just scanning through these photos had me weeping. Oh that we would see, the truth, the reality of the world around us...one so easy to ignore. God open our eyes. Break our hearts for what breaks yours!!
    Your newest follower,


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