A Young Exploited Girl’s Vantage Point

Daily, I receive a news link focused on the horrors of exploitation of women and children, and even men. Some articles are too rough to read. For those  working on behalf of organizations, charities, missionaries or others engaged in trying to curve the  world epidemic of sexual exploitation, human trafficking and slavery, and rape and…

How a 7 Year Old Boy Restored My Vanishing Christian Faith

I just retired from the United States Navy, and plan to run Jo’el full time now. Over the years, in my military service, I’ve witnessed some of the world’s poorest people, families affected by natural disasters, war-torn environments, deaths of innocent civilians, and friends and colleagues dying in service to their countries. While I was…

Looking for Guest Bloggers

Joel wants to hear from you if you’d like to guest blog about your charity, NGO, missionaries, or programs that assist anyone affected by human trafficking, war and conflict, refugee status, natural disasters, and other economically devastating situations. We want to help your organisation for 2018! Contact Brenda@joelworldwear.com

The Wisdom of My Aunt for the New Year 2018 

Aunts can be providers of great wisdom, and we’ll typically listen to them even better than Mom and Dad at times. Aunts are usually cool and you only see them during the holidays, when they’re bearing gifts and helping their sister cook. My Aunt Mary…well, let’s just say that she’s an outspoken Irish woman, who…

No. 10 India – The Silk Road in the Fashion Around the World Series

The Republic of India, in South Asia, is the seventh-largest country, the second-most populated country (1.2 billion +), and the most populous democracy on Earth. It’s boundaries include: Indian Ocean (south); Arabian Sea (southwest); Bay of Bengal (southeast); Pakistan (west); China, Nepal and Bhutan (northeast), and Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh (east). Sri Lanka and the…

National Nonprofit Day!

Today is National Nonprofit Day! Sherita J. Herring, a renowned speaker, best-selling author and business woman​, founded National Nonprofit Day to educate, enlighten and empower others to make a difference, while acknowledging those that are in the trenches, impacting lives every day –often ​​referred to as ​the Change-Makers of the World!  Today is all about taking a…

National Relaxation Day!

Today is National Relaxation Day! Taking time to recuperate and rejuvenate our tired minds and bodies may help prevent many health risks. Numerous studies show that relaxing and reducing stress leads to a happy, healthier life!      Nine-year-old Sean Moeller declared August 15 as National Relaxation Day in the 1985 issue of the Des Moines Register. He stated that “people…

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Its International Day of the World’s Indigenous People! On September 13, 2007, the General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. This declaration set the standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples throughout the world. The proclamation elaborates on the standard of existing human rights and fundamental…

Kiribati Youth Day

Today is Youth Day in Kiribati! It is believed that with every generation, comes change and social advancement. Specifically to Kiribati, Youth Day is used to promote a healthy lifestyle among youth and children throughout the island nation.      The Republic of Kiribati is a group of 33 coral islands in the central Pacific Ocean, about 2,500 miles southwest of Hawaii.     The motto in which the islands believe is “Te Mauri, Te Raoi ao Te…

U.S. Coast Guard Day

Today is U.S. Coast Guard Day! On this day, in 1790, the U.S. Coast Guard was enacted by Alexander Hamilton provided the nation with a single maritime service dedicated to saving life at sea and enforcing the nation’s maritime laws. In May of 1839, the U.S. Coast Guard Regime took over the responsibility of lighthouses when President Franklin Roosevelt announced…

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

ITS NATIONAL ICE CREAM SANDWICH DAY!     It is said that a pushcart peddler, named Jeri Quinzio, “invented” the ice cream sandwich in 1899. The original sandwich was a layer of ice cream between two thin graham wafers. This was revolutionary because it allowed the ice cream to be consumed on-the-go!      The…