Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving, Pay it Forward

So, this Thanksgiving I was thinking. Here in America, we're really well off. The grocery stores are well stocked, we have grocery stores, there are no homeless people on the side of the street, the unemployed are [supposedly] cared for, and the list can easily continue.

Now, look elsewhere in the world: children die daily of malnutrition; store shelves lie empty; over 90% of the global population live on less than $1 a day; parents sleep uneasily, knowing that their children might be taken in the night, and this is only the top of the list.

So, this Thanksgiving, be thankful for the luxuries you possess in your 1st world universe, despite the economic collapse, and maybe, just maybe, give a thought to the less fortunate in the world and consider those less fortunate.

Some causes/charities I recommend and support
Freedom 4/24
Invisible Children
Samaritan's Purse