When a crime occurs, we often talk about getting justice for the victims. Too often, this sounds like revenge. I have wondered if it might be more helpful to talk about mercy or justice with mercy. Continue reading “Mercy”
This year we mailed 4,000 cards signed by our volunteers. Another 4,100 signed cards were sent to jails and prisons to be passed out one to each person confined there. And we provided at least 3500 unsigned cards to people imprisoned in jails and prisons so they had something to send their loved ones. Continue reading “Our Volunteers Out Did Themselves”
This summer, Companions Journeying Together hosted an event at the Vino Cellar in Lombard, Illinois. A capacity crowd turned out to encourage our work and enjoy an evening of fellowship.
I am still surprised that my little idea of wrapping books for a couple of hours at Borders has morphed into this amazing fundraiser. Never in my wildest imagination did I think that I could have such an impact on the lives of others.