Ever since 2011, the increase of children living in the city has outpaced the growth of the adult population.Link
::: Have We Been Celebrating the Wrong Thing About Toms
TOMS has invested in the futures of thousands of men and women by offering job skills training. They've also initiated health training, including skilled birth attendant training. A company that cares about training and long-term empowerment of those it employs is to be celebrated.Link
::: Turns out 'post-Christian' Seattle is fertile ground for new church starts.
"Seattle is a site for fresh life,"James explains. "Losing its power takes the church to a place it hasn't been since before Constantine. I think that's really hopeful."Link
::: The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. - Mother Theresa
Photo: Cultural observation, Ember style. Philly, January 2016.