I got interested in Cambodia when I got hooked up with AIM. They’re an NGO working to end child sex trafficking in Cambodia, which is one of the worst places in the world to be a little girl (more on that in a separate post that’s coming soon). Since I’ve been working to raise awareness… Continue reading Countdown to Cambodia
So my daughter needed a new bed. She asked for a “princess bed” and since I’m not sure what she means by that, I got on Craigslist and found a twin four poster bed for $75. She is thrilled with it and will be even more thrilled if I ever get around to hanging up a canopy… Continue reading The Princess Bed and the Brothel
I’ve been thinking about what it means to live sacrificially, mostly because I feel that I’ve been living somewhat selfishly lately. I’ve been working on my house and spending money on things that are ultimately just cosmetic. I made a cool cabinet for my kids’ art stuff, but it wasn’t a necessity. We could have… Continue reading What does it mean to live sacrificially?
When I started reading about human trafficking, specifically the child sex trade, I was astounded. I knew it existed because of the time I spent in Thailand as a teenager, but I thought it was small scale stuff. Come to find out, there are 27 million people enslaved in the world today, more than there… Continue reading How I Went from Self-Absorbed Twenty-Something to Abolitionist, Part 2
How cool is this t-shirt that I just bought at Modern Abolition? It has a cute kid, the nation of Cambodia (my fave), and it goes to support Agape International Mission, the NGO I volunteer with! It’s even on sale for $20. Winning!
I have always been very interested in humanitarian work. At one point in my life, I thought I would end up living in the developing world full time, doing some sort of advocacy or social justice work. It didn’t work out that way. I got married to a corporate type and live in the suburbs. I… Continue reading Living and Giving