Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Thankful for food

Today I'm thankful for an abundance of food. I woke up bright and early to make two giant green bean casseroles to take to our Thanksgiving Feast at work. The amount of food that was brought in was astounding, and of course delicious :) We take for granted not only the sheer amount of food that is made available to us as Americans, but also the nutritional value that we can afford and acquire when compared to other countries. Hunger is still very real in many countries, and sometimes even in our own. School systems have made it a priority to provide hot, wholesome meals to children because it may be the only one they get that day. There are many organizations world-wide devoted to ending world hunger - do some research to find one that supports your beliefs and ideas most closely, and give to it if you're able. As a family, consider participating in or leading a canned food drive for your local food pantry, or serve at a soup kitchen. "Find a need and fill it; Find a hurt and heal it."

Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.
- Proverbs 19:17

No comments:

Post a Comment