Where Worship Rises to Blue Rafters

The strings begin. The trumpets, clarinets and French horn chime in. One by one various instruments join in the orchestra. From the smallest piccolo in the front.To the drums and the tuba in the back. Sounds fit for a concert hall rise to the tin roof and cobalt blue rafters. As music floats out the windows, people young [Read More...]

Confucius is wrong. Leave your heart behind.

Antigua

Years ago when I was moving thousands of miles away from my home and everyone I knew, Mama gave me a bracelet. It was a simple silver cuff. Small and delicate. It was engraved with a quote by the Chinese philosopher Confucius. Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. I try to remember that [Read More...]

Beyond Poverty & First World Problems is Beauty

Dina and Monica

“I don’t want to have lived in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to people, even those I’ve never met.”  –Anne Frank We walk down a narrow, rocky, muddy path, littered with garbage. We pass by a grandfather with white hair working in a shop, fixing what appears to [Read More...]


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