“Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up…”
1 Corinthians 13:4
1) Learn more here about the amazingness known as the “Perpetual Education Fund.”
2) I have met a handful men and women who have benefited from the PEF, and it is obvious that their lives have been super blessed because of it!
3) I like the band “Fun” a lot. Here’s one of my favorite songs by them:
When you’re lost and alone, and you’re sinking like a stone….
The Latter-day Saint Perpetual Education Fund has done (and continues to do!) amazing things for men and women around the world who otherwise wouldn’t have the chance to receive an education and better their economic opportunities. It is truly a philanthropic flagship, and I am grateful to pay a portion of my offerings to it every now and then.
PERPETUAL EDUCATION FUND RULES!
is NOT my cup of tea.
Figuratively or literally.
Let it be known that I DO think that Mr. Mortenson has done some excellent things.
(click here for an explanation of this ubiquitous
[and sad!] sociological phenomenon)
If you fabricate your facts,
~Ellie Graham (journalistic boss character from Runaway Bride)
Oh, and this is tangential, but “Runaway Bride” is one of my favorite films EVER. If you think it is a mindless chick flick, you are dead wrong! There is so much thematic substance in it that can relate to everyone. And I do mean everyone. Plus it’s funny, clean, short, and has the cute and talented Ms. Julia Roberts!
But BACK TO YOU (Mr. Greg Mortenson)
(and this applies to everyone else too!)
Honest is whatcha gotta be
next time you write a book like “Three Cups of Tea”!
More to come on these issues (all of them!).
PS. Go count my references if ya wanna