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Coming Home to a New Old Mission

There is so much to tell you! But, first, a little back story. Yes, this journalist is going to bury the lede on purpose. Hang with me. A key part of my personal faith story is that I had to leave my hometown of Albany, NY, to encounter Jesus in words and actions that I […]

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 […]

Rattling the gates: Letter to my Senators

The past few days have been filled with calls, emails, and social media posts in an attempt to raise awareness of the dire situation at the Son of God Orphanage in Carrefour, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Having received no response from my Senators, I wrote them again today and it occurred to me that it may be […]

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 […]