Monthly Archives: January 2012

When Helping Helps

I love this picture. It was sent to Barbie from our daughter-in-law, Emily. Some of the most industrious and smartest people whom I have ever met are the marginalized in Sub-Saharan Africa. They have so much fortitude and inner strength, … Continue reading

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Hatari

“Hatari.” I think it is the first Swahili word that I ever learned. I remember it because I relate it to the longest line that I have ever stood in to see a movie. Yes, it was the old Ritz … Continue reading

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GRACE

My blog usually consists of stories and messages about compassion, mercy and justice. But I want to start this year off with one about Grace—not the doctrine, not the title of one of my books, but the name of an … Continue reading

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