The other day, I was talking with a younger friend whose mom is now dead, but even when her mom was alive, my friend was ignored first, abused next, and eventually, abandoned. This was the woman who was supposed to nurture her. Another young woman I know, when she was 10 years old, was given […]
Thoughts related to God and poverty.
My last post was a tough one to write, but I do believe we are called to pray and do as Hebrews 13 instructs: “Remember those who are suffering as if you were suffering with them.” This, to me, is the definition of compassion. Not pity which does not pray, but come-passion which feels and […]
Once again, living here, I am reminded of the fragility of life. There is, of course, the nearby cemetery that gets much too much business. When you live in one of the poorest places in the world though, that is to be ‘expected,’ though never excused. Many of you know one of my daily prayers […]