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Child's Play

I’m here! And I need a shower! I arrive only a half-hour late. They gave us our forms for customs and immigration to complete on the plane and, like any good traveler, I brought a pen with me knowing there would be forms to fill-out, many did not. 1,392 more words


Promises for My Gay Children: Reflections of an Orthodox Rabbi for Yom Kippur

As I prepare for Yom Kippur, I have been giving some thought to all of my and our collective sins. To paraphrase the Al Het… 1,107 more words


Compassion is an ACTION not a feeling

Have you ever seen a hungry child eat? I remember when Marvin came to our home for the first time and attacked his food. He had a serious determined face as he devoured food. 658 more words


Dear children, your happiness is not my goal

I sometimes struggle with being a parent, it seems so hard and kids just seem so determined to do their own thing. I sometimes wonder “what is it that I am supposed to be doing here? 725 more words


"How Akha Kids Play" from Mia Baker

An inspiring video from a Christian photojournalist I really appreciate, Mia Baker. She has done a lot of work for quite a few organizations in Southeast Asia. 25 more words


I am here

Am I seen?  I was thinking about that last night as I was in the middle of our chaos.  Does my family know I am here?   222 more words