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Goal 1: No Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – 17 October

Globally, more than 800 million people are still living on less than US$1.25 a day, 293 more words

Articles

An Epidemic The World Needs

~ quoted in Born to Love

As an expat living in Phnom Penh it is perfectly easy to ignore the poverty that the people surrounding you are immersed in.  842 more words

Poverty

The Summer of '76

It is something that has to be talked about. I am so glad for these times, not for the violence but for the conscious openness about this entitlement toward other people’s personhood and free will. 884 more words

The Storm and the Sermon

Just as Jesus’ birth was no “silent night” but was instead a riot of foreign travelers, Roman soldiers, and farm animals, I like to think the scene of his Sermon on the Mount would be anything but a country picnic. 984 more words

Bible Commentary

The Scoop on Junk Food

We’ve had a few experiences with children being fed excessive amounts of junk food on visits.  We had a one year old who was fed ice cream, french fries, and soda during visits and would occasionally throw up afterwards.  829 more words

Fostering

Paul's journey, part 4

One day Martha loaded up her Pinto and headed out of Chicago. Her youngest brother found a new home in Wisconsin and urged his sister to leave the city behind. 428 more words

Personal

2017 rewind: Thank you, Metiria.

Well, here it is. No surprise that this was the most-read post on Boots Theory last year, because Metiria Turei’s “downfall” and resignation was by far one of the most significant moments in New Zealand politics – not because like Jacinda Ardern’s ascension it led to a change of government, but because it addressed a fundamental question in our society. 663 more words

Sex And Gender