Story Monday: Reblog – The Prince of Peace

I decided to repost an old post of mine for MLK Jr Day. I wrote this for last year, but I think nothing much has changed in that year for what this says. The only difference now is we celebrate the 31st year of MLK Jr Day, and I'm not still in the middle of … Continue reading Story Monday: Reblog – The Prince of Peace

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Story Monday: Where Do We Go From Here?

We're all angry. We're all afraid. Fear and Anger elected our newest president. Fear and anger keep half of us from accepting it. I did not vote for Trump. I did not vote for Clinton. I knew my candidate had little chance of winning, but I voted for a change to the current system. Others … Continue reading Story Monday: Where Do We Go From Here?

Can True Compassion Change the World?

Last week I started a discussion (You can read it in my post A Dream of Heaven). I asked a question: "Is it really possible, do I really believe, that peace can overcome all the violent evil I see in the world around me?" Another headline has gripped the world's attention. Another tragedy has ripped … Continue reading Can True Compassion Change the World?

Compassion Wednesday Reblog: I Want to Be a Firefighter!

This post first appeared on Compassion International's Blog on March 15, 2016: “My passion is to rescue and save other people’s lives,” said 19-year-old Jonathan. Jonathan is an alumnus of the Amor Viviente Child Sponsorship Program in Honduras, and has been able to achieve his dream as a result of being registered in the program. … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday Reblog: I Want to Be a Firefighter!

A Dream of Heaven

https://youtu.be/le-TG4sRRiQ There is a constant that all of humanity contains that drives us endlessly forward. Hope. Hope of an achieved goal. Hope of an end to suffering. Hope of a consuming love. Equality. Freedom. Arms to wrap around us and knowledge that someone knows who we are, and that we matter to them. Sometimes its … Continue reading A Dream of Heaven