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The Mountain Moved

We have witnessed a miracle. All of us pressing for the closure of the Son of God Orphanage in Carrefour, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, knew it was rare for the government to enforce its own child welfare laws. There was some convincing evidence that workers within the agency charged with overseeing orphanages were, at best, aware of […]

Haiti: When words can not be allowed to fail

All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. Often attributed to Edmund Burke, the sentence above has been running through my mind as frequently as I think of Haiti. In the past 24 hours, between bouts of intense agony and anger, it has been at the top of […]

This is the wrong direction, people!

With regard to my strong belief that Christians ought not expect the government to handle the mercy and justice aspects of the Church’s mission, I need to vent.  I came across a news item today providing information that just astounds me in it’s abject stupidity. Churches forced to boot homeless As temperatures fall and the […]

What would you take?

I was doing something very odd this afternoon.  Sitting still and reading – a magazine, I think it was Newsweek – scanning through whatever caught my attention.  This issue featured news and associated stories from the horrible wildfires that ravaged southern California last month. On the pages following the news of the sheer logistical madness […]