A Light Has Dawned

Darkness prevailed over the land. People were in bondage to both a governmental system and a religious system that choked the life from everyday people. Lawlessness had increased. Corruption in tax collection and among the elite were common. Political or religious leadership would do anything to protect even the notion… Continue reading

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He Remembers

It was early 2017. The little girl was sobbing on the stairwell. A father had already forgotten her for years, and she was temporarily separated from her mother. I loved the little one, who was normally smiling. All I did was hold her. After a few minutes she finally quieted… Continue reading

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Finding the Pearl

The boy’s question was straightforward. “Why did He create me?’ He was barely old enough to consider the question, but it was already present within him. Another boy from a half a world away had a similar question. “Why am I the way I am?” Another adolescent girl wanted to… Continue reading

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What Lives Matter?

What lives matter? I spent a few years with a project in Uganda, and made good friends with Gertrude, her daughter, a son, and many others who lived in a little village in near the Western mountains. I served them, helped where I could, got a few things they needed,… Continue reading

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The Power of a Good Samaritan

A lethal mix of cultural forces continues in many parts of the United States. It includes racism, rudeness, and lawlessness that are demonstrated in actions and words. In this culture and with the levels of emotion that are present, the demands to do one thing or another, to take one… Continue reading

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