Category Archive: 'Amanda’s Village'

Amanda’s Village: Strong Women Needed

“I see a strong group of women.” -Anne Her biggest desires are a bed for her children, and a toilet.  That’s it.  She is 30…she’s a widow.  I met Jasmine in Bangladesh last week and my heart shattered into a million pieces.  Her husband died 6 years ago, she has 5 children.  Her only option as a woman in […]

The ONE Secret to Greatness

What are you doing today to be great? I have an idea for you. If you want to be known, if you want to make an impact with your life, you need to know this secret to accomplishing greatness. It’s not about the competitive sports your kids play or their private education. It’s not about […]

Amanda’s Village: 100 Kids Cured

Do you want to be envied? Yes. We all do.  It’s okay to want that.  You’re human. I think it’s okay to be envied.  If it’s for the right things, it can encourage others to do the same. What if you were envied for how generous you are?  Instead of how nice your car is […]

Amanda’s Village: Day 1

A thorough and dramatic change.  That is the definition of transformation.  Just like the caterpillar who has been crawling around in the dirt has to make a decision to go into a cocoon to transform, you today are making an important transformational decision, to be generous.  To make your life not about accumulating a bunch […]