A Captivated Heart

For the People, by the People

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” This quote by Albert Schweiter, philosopher, physician, and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, holds great truth for all people.

“By the People for the People” blog has relayed to its readers what service opportunities are available in the Polk County region of Florida. Including various organizations such as the Dream Center, Lighthouse Ministries, and Parker Street Ministries, which strive to provide services that better their local community.

“Lakeland reminds me of a town that’s a tale of two cities. You have the enjoyment of Lakeside village and the swans on the lake. But you have another side of town where you see dilapidated houses and hopelessness. This is the Lakeland that God has called…

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World Food Day

This Tuesday, October 16th is world Food Day. People and organizations are making an effort to feed the need across the world. Here are five simple ways to make food last longer:

1. Wasting less or saving food
2. Shopping local or buying seasonal foods
3. Supporting small farmers
4. Cutting back on the amount of meat or dairy consumed
5. Cooking smarter

This simple steps can save money and food for people and need. It can also create an opening in your budget in order to donate to hungry people all over the world