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Let the Church Say Amen to Global Competence

This is my beef with some pastors and most churches. It seems (in my humble opinion) that pastors are leading a flock of people and for the most part with limited global knowledge. Some would say knowledge of global economics and politics have no place in the church. I say, the church is made up of people, right? These same people exist outside of the church as well, right? Then, what you think you can separate in policy, you actually cannot separate in principle. It is what it is. You are receiving teachings in a church designed to make...

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You get shoes! You get shoes! Everyone gets shoes!

“Whether giving away 50 pairs of shoes or 50,000, there wouldn’t be enough to meet the demand in Haiti.” Very profound words by Samuel Darguin, Executive Director of Haitian American Caucus, a micro enterprising movement he began four years ago to improve the lives of Haitian Americans by providing them with education and essential business tools.   Darguin would know. He’s there on the frontline, along with their partnering company and one of our clothing brands, Soles4Souls. Since 2006, S4S has been fulfilling their mission to fight poverty globally by distributing shoes and clothes to the poor. To date,...

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27 Benefits of watermelon seeds & juice for your hair, skin & overall health

Where I live on the West Coast, I can enjoy watermelon pretty much year round. However, to enjoy the best, and most sweet tasting watermelons, I must patiently wait until summertime rolls around. Boy, is it a long wait for a watermelon lover such as myself. As much as I love this wonderfully humongous fruit now, I loved it ten times more when I was younger. When pregnant with both my children (now in their mid twenties), I craved watermelon. I mean, I could and most times did, eat a whole one per day. Thank goodness there are only...

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Need to lose weight? Apple cider vinegar can help!

Need to lose weight? Take organic apple cider vinegar to assist. This is a continuation from Day 27’s tip. This is such an important point to make about ACV that I wanted to draw it out from the list of its other many benefits. So here goes: While straight shots are a popular way to drink ACV — don’t. Because it’s highly acidic, over time ACV has the potential to do real damage to both the esophagus and tooth enamel. Instead, dilute ACV iwith water. In general, one to two tablespoons mixed with eight ounces of water is the sweet...

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Putting On Old Shoes With New Meaning

When I slip into my shoes each morning, I’m usually not mindful of the rows of shoeboxes on the top closet shelves safely protecting my off-season ones from dust. Nor am I counting how many shoes are tucked into the shoe rack on the closet wall. A lot of blessings along our daily routine we tend to take for granted — shoes are clearly one of them. They were for me until I began working at Zappos and would hear from customers, on a daily basis, in need of therapeutic shoes. I have a passion for helping people achieve...

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Meet The Blogger

Terri Eileen Liggins is a writer, editor and blogger for a billion dollar online retailer, Zappos, Inc. She is also Founder and Publisher at The Literary Front Publishing Company and Founder at The Law & Raw Institute for Balanced Healthy Living.

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