Jwaye Nowe! "Jwaye Nowe!" means "Merry Christmas!" in Creole, the language of many Haitians. In Haiti, people share many of the traditions that we in the United States also observe: they decorate their homes with Christmas trees or pine branches, they clean their homes and make necessary repairs, and they display elaborate nativity scenes.
In addition, Haitian children place their shoes under the porch and fill them with straw. They leave them there overnight in hopes tha
In a world where information and news stories travel the globe in seconds, people become overwhelmed with the barrage of needy situations they read about in the news. They can feel tired of giving when the needs never end and maybe even feel like their contribution does so little in a world that needs so much.
"I feel guilty when I don't give," says Sarah, "and yet when I do decide to give, I want to know that my money goes to a healthy ministry. There are so many needs. I