Tag Archives: partners in health

Sweet Charity

In the spirit of making the most of my limited time and energy during this, the most harried stretch of months on my calendar in any given year, I present sweet, simple advice on international aid. When people learn of … Continue reading

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I’ve been reading a book (actually, two books) by one of my heroes, Dr. Paul Farmer. Besides being co-founder of and active participant in an organization that is changing the world for the better, a teacher at Harvard Medical School, … Continue reading

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Haiti vs. Matthew

It’s that time again: Pray for Haiti. As I type, hurricane Matthew is pummeling Haiti with winds and rain that could devastate the country. Again. Beautiful cities such as Jacmel on its southern coast are in the line of fire … Continue reading

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A quiz for life

As a big supporter of the work of Partners in Health, I’d like to pass along this message I just received from them.  Take their quiz and 50 cents goes toward saving the lives of mothers during pregnancy and childbirth … Continue reading

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Never forget… Haiti

We Americans are all about remembering past tragedies.  It goes back to (at least) the Alamo and has been followed by Wounded Knee, the Maine, Pearl Harbor, 9-11, all the way up to Boston Strong. This is a Good Thing.  … Continue reading

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Advent Conspiracy

Christmas is insane.  Pure and simple.  There is no way around it.  If you don’t claim to follow Jesus, you’re OK.  You can celebrate – or not – any way you want.  But for those of us who profess an … Continue reading

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