UNfamous

In a world obsessed with being noticed, followed and famous—what would it look like to live in pursuit of the exact opposite?  What would it look like to be UNfamous?

The idea came to me as I listened to elementary age kids talk about their dreams for the future. One girl said she wanted to be famous on Instagram while the other wasn’t sure what that entailed. “You just post pictures of yourself and soon you get paid for doing nothing but posing.” Hmmm…this got me thinking. 

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Ally EvansComment
RISE UP.

I haven’t blogged for a while. Years…to be exact. And today I find myself sitting at my lap top wondering why. It’s not that I stopped writing—as a matter of fact, I wrote three books during my blog sabbatical. Truthfully, someone once described blogging as tending a garden; you have to keep up with it or it becomes overrun with weeds. The past two years seemed to hold so many other obligations and opportunities, so… when life started to take a different turn, I let the garden go. Looking back, I probably should have at least maintained a small portion rather than letting the weeds overrun years of what I’d carefully planted. Now, as I pull the weeds and finally start to cultivate the soil I hope will be fertile with helpful words and content that challenges and engages, I remember why I quit.

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Gari MeachamComment
Daniel.

To say it’d been a long day is an understatement. It’d been a marathon day. The tents were up, huge lines were forming, and our staff was bustling as we prepared to conduct one of the biggest Jigger camps Kamuli, Uganda had ever seen. A Jigger Camp has one objective—get rid of the parasitic worms that wreak havoc on the feet of those too poor for shoes.

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Ally EvansComment