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A Lorry full of Rice

Four in fact- Four large trucks that held a total of one thousand bags of rice, each bag is about 10 kilos (about 22 pounds). Lets just...

Reshma, tell me about your mama

Reshma is 8 years old. She just had a birthday on February 22. She doesn't have any brothers or sisters. Reshma is one of the new FOCI...

Generosity and Gratitude

This photo has absolutely nothing to do with what I want to tell you about, but I couldn't resist. This is baby Rhiya, she is Sopia's baby.

There's always a back story

You know a bit about the Charity I oversee, called For One Child of India (FOCI for short) but I don’t often tell people just what...

We

The collective "we" does not exclude others. The stars never say to each other, "I, but not you". Everything belongs.

Feathers

“Hope” is the thing with feathers - (314) BY EMILY DICKINSON “Hope” is the thing with feathers - That perches in the soul - And sings the...

Iravu Vannakkam, God Bless You.

Our American children have returned to school.  They have been studying for almost a month now after three wonderful months of summer...

Filled with Gratitude

The excitement and anticipation of another Christmas has passed. Now, we begin to look back over the year just behind us.  We can't seem...

Start small, go slowly

When we started this journey as For One Child of India,  we said many times,   "We will just start slowly.  We are small and we will go...

Veronica wipes the face of Jesus

Every Sunday morning I go to church and sit in the same place. I sit about halfway up -on the left. I sit by Veronica. She is up there...

"Give. and it will be given to you.

"Give. and it will be given to  you.  Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put in your lap.  For with the...

Hope is the thing with feathers

Emily Dickenson, an American poet from the 1800's wrote... Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tune...