Category Archives: Spirit

Children in America No Longer Know How to Play

Silly, but true. I had difficulty falling asleep last night after watching Trinidad and Tobago’s mighty Soca Warriors eliminate the United States of America from the 2018 World Cup. Another mouse roars. I tell myself it’s ‘just a game,’ but … Continue reading

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The Hope of the World Rests on the Shoulders of a Homeless Man

I first heard Rich Mullins’ iconic song “You Did Not Have a Home” on Tom Booth’s “Captured” album. That was back in 2012 or so. A few months later, I walked into a near empty chapel as Tom and Father … Continue reading

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The Strength of the People

Natural phenomena have extracted heavy physical and mental tolls around the world during the previous 30 days. We watched as Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast of Texas. Hurricane Irma followed on Harvey’s heels as she battered the Caribbean … Continue reading

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Proud to Honor America

I try to ignore gazillionaire entertainers who bash America and beyond-gazillionaire athletes who refuse to participate with their less fortunate brothers and sisters when they rise to sing the national anthem at professional sporting events. I try my best to … Continue reading

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A Chance to Go to School

This week, I have written two posts, “I Need $18,667,” parts 1 and 2. Why $18,667? With $18,667, we can send 50 needy children to school. The kids go to school and learn to read and write. Their learned skills … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Museum

Over a month ago, my friends in Haiti at the Guepard Boxing Club in Cité Soleil proposed a camp to keep kids off the street and active while school is out for the summer. We shaved the budget down and … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: A Day at the Museum

Last week, we made a plea to raise $900 so we could take 150 Haitian children from the Cité Soleil neighborhood to Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti so they can visit their national museum.  I am pleased to report that … Continue reading

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The Strength of the Human Spirit

I will admit that there are times when I doubt the strength of the human spirit. That may have something to do with all the nonsense the news and social media assaults me with throughout the day. But as the … Continue reading

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Nebulae and Flowers As Spiritual Guides

I looked up from the book I was reading in my backyard and stared into a flower.  Earlier in the week, I looked at pictures of nebulae for no particular reason other than they were beautiful.  As I stared into … Continue reading

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