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Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by Nikki Massie.
In the latest edition of LWR eNews, we wrote about a quilting day at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, NH. It’s a great story about how the quilting group from Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (OSLC) brought a group of college students together for service. To rally a campus community around making quilts is inspiring enough. But [...]
Posted on 09. Nov, 2012 by Nikki Massie.
Like an increasing number of women in the United States, I am a single, working mother. For me, this also means I’m perpetually strapped for time, often short on patience and sleep and always short on time and resources. But one thing that is never in short supply for me is words. Ever since I [...]
Posted on 12. Oct, 2012 by Nikki Massie.
Apparently today is World Egg Day. (Don’t take our word for it, here’s the proof!) I’m a big fan of eggs. They are what you might call my “default food.” You know, that food you can eat for any meal on any given day. I love them hard-boiled, I love them poached, I love them [...]
Posted on 30. Aug, 2012 by Nikki Massie.
I admit asking myself this after learning that Tropical Storm Isaac was bound for the small island nation. Perhaps you wondered the same thing. While this storm wasn’t as strong as we feared, it still managed to do significant damage, especially to the southern portion of the country, where communities are still working to recover [...]
Posted on 03. May, 2012 by Nikki Massie.
“You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea.” ~Medgar W. Evers We will probably never know the name of the kind soul in Alabama who nominated Lutheran World Relief for the Medgar W. Evers Award for contributions to Religion and Education. The award recipient is chosen by the Walker County Honorary Committee [...]
Posted on 07. Mar, 2012 by Nikki Massie.
On March 8, International Women’s Day, we celebrate the theme of empowering rural women to end poverty and hunger. Rural women in developing countries face many challenges to building better lives. Lutheran World Relief is proud to work side-by-side with women to address the root causes of their communities’ poverty and work toward lasting promise. [...]
Posted on 29. Aug, 2011 by Nikki Massie.
Believe it or not, the gentleman in this picture is not in any danger. He’s not an injured person being transported to the hospital nor is he part of a part of any show or stunt (or on the losing end of any bet). In fact, by being attached to that wooden board by a [...]