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?

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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?

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

IJM head Gary Haugen’s TED Talk

This speaks to a level that my storytelling will never reach. It was last month, but this is information that cannot be told enough. Watch it, and then visit http://freedomcommons.ijm.org/news/why-global-poverty-still-exists-new-ted-talk-watch to find out what more you can do.