self-adjustable eyeglasses

Self-Adjustable Eyeglasses

Many people around the world have poor vision and suffer from it. People in rich countries can solve the problem easily by glasses or contact lenses, but many people in developing countries cannot afford it. According to The World Health Organization, approximately 517 million people in developing countries are visually impaired. Poor vision affects public…

The Harm in Doing Good

As the Thanksgiving season approaches, I, along with many Scouting troops, churches, and other volunteer organizations, prepare to work in local soup kitchens to provide homeless people with hot meals during the colder months. American citizens from all across the country are signing up to cook and serve meals to their fellow underprivileged citizens, but…

The Value of Education

As students, we never really think about how school is important to us. The majority of us say to ourselves: “great, it’s the end of the weekend and I have to go to school tomorrow”. Imagine though, if you weren’t able to go to school anymore: what if you were not able to receive your…

“Re-homing”

In our society, when we think of the process of “re-homing,” we imagine the trading of cars or material objects. However, over the past few years, “re-homing” has taken on a new level of intensity. It has gone from the swap of materials to the exchange of children. Children have been traded through the use…

Somali Terrorism, Kenyan Malls, and Perspective

A savage scene unfolded this weekend in Nairobi, Kenya, as a terrorist attack on an upscale retail center, Westgate Mall, gripped not only the nation but the farther reaching international community as well. The attack, which has claimed the lives of approximately 68 (that number is expected to rise in the coming days) and injured…