Tuesday, March 30, 2010

5 good Samaritans start chains of life

"Five Chicago-area adults who have stepped forward to give kidneys to strangers may help save the lives of as many as two dozen people, thanks to transplant chains that will multiply the impact of the donations."

Click here to learn more about the impact of five kindhearted people.

Tea and Charity: Modern 'Little Platoons'

"One Sunday afternoon in February, a few dozen women gathered at McLean, Virginia, home. Walking through the door, they saw Chinese lanterns and they heard the sound of classical Chinese music. In the dining room, the ladies found a mouthwatering spread of Chinese pastries and savories.

It was a fundraising tea party for a Chinese human rights group. But it was something else as well. It was an example of what the great British statesman Edmund Burke called the 'little platoons.'”

For more on Chuck Colson's commentary, click here.