aloft in the deepest of nights is a man with no beauty or majesty- but a poet, a warrior, a healer. a carpenter, a king. a criminal, a saint. He hangs there, arms spread wide, his heart so broken that the whole world falls in. He is nothing to them, and everything to me; the … More the rescue
I wish I could adequately put into words my heart for the children in poverty all over the world. Since I will never be able to capture all of the beauty, all of the suffering, all of the poverty of these precious children’s lives, I want to share some pictures with you. Kids with special … More A Glimpse of Compassion
As many of you may know if you’ve read my previous posts, I sponsor a little girl through Compassion International. This child, Vivin, a precious little lady from Indonesia has brought me more joy than I would have thought possible. I tried to bring her hope through my sponsorship- and in her haunting brown eyes … More The Power of Hope
Hope. It’s something we’re all searching for. It’s something our broken world needs. And just recently, I found a little tiny bit of that hope to hold onto. I started sponsoring a little girl online- Vivin, a five year old girl. Lovelie, sadly, I was unable to find- although I guess that’s a good thing, … More Hope
Love. What is it? We’re all looking for it, longing for it, from the little girls who play dress-up to the bitter cynics who do their best to shred idealism. We tell ourselves love is not real. Love is a joke. We won’t fall for it again. We won’t let ourselves get hurt again. In … More What is Love?
by m. e. roach blind and unable to hear the world is crying the baby, backseat, haunting eyes silence mom’s on her cell the old man, curb, cardboard sign silence pedestrians look away the little girl, rumpled bed, fishnet tights silence the madam slams the door the little boy, school, nerdy … More The Cry