There may be no more powerful voice for peace on the planet than His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. A portion of the proceeds from The Only Little Prayer You Need will go to the Tibetan Children’s Villages to support his work in helping young refugees from Tibet.
A lot of creative and dedicated individuals are doing miracles in alleviating hunger around the world. In central Iowa, it’s the Coalition in Support of Hungry Children, which sponsors the annual Hope for the Hungry conference.
For the millions of women around the world whose voices are often suppressed and devalued, World Pulse is making a difference. I’ve had the privilege of volunteering as an editorial and vision mentor for women who are learning skills as citizen journalists. The World Pulse program trains them to write for a global audience about their local issues and to gather support for real solutions.
Writing Grace from the Garden: Changing the World One Garden at a Time opened my eyes to the transformative power of gardening. Not only does it feed our bodies, but it builds relationships and nourishes our souls. If you want to get involved, the American Community Garden Association is a great place to start.