For those of you joining us in the 52 Blessings, you can post your blog link and/or gallery links in the forum threads. You don’t have to do every single week to participate. Any time you want to join in and post a blessings feel free!
Here is an example layout done by Creative Team member, JackieAnn:
Official State photos of Hillary meeting the Afghan women. Todd somewhere in the back ground =)
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Patterned Paper: Love Letters: Little Yellow Bicycle
Adhesive: Vario: EK Success; Vellum Adhesive Runner, Zots:Therm O Web
Embellishments: Fresh Verse Cardstock Stickers, Borders & Corners Clear Stickers, Cardstock Journaling Pieces, Flocked Cardstock stickers, Flocked Chipboard Stickers: Love Letters Little Yellow Bicycle; Chalk: Colorbox; Diecut Chipboard Letters: Brenda Pinnick Designs
My brother Todd is involved in a training project with the U.S. State Department’s Public-Private Partnership for Justice Reform in Afghanistan. Todd and his fellow lawyers and judges, including former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor have been working on this project for over a year and with this group of 14 Afghan women judges for a couple of months. The women participate in legal seminars, roundtable events; as they explore current topics in the Afghan and American legal systems, legal decision-making and mediation, domestic violence, family and mental health, and narcotics law, all while gaining hands-on exposure to the American judicial system. They were in DC the day after the inauguration to introduce the project to the new administration and were fortunate to meet with the new Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. As President Obama made clear in his first foreign policy announcement, “we are committed to supporting your efforts to bring security and stability to your country.” I am so VERY proud of Todd and his peacemaking efforts.
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9