Some footage from El Salvador, taken just a few days after Hurricane Ida hit. My apologies to the people there for just now posting it and asking you to help them out. Please do. Gracias. First up, a tour of one home destroyed by Ida. (Thanks to Keely for letting… Read More
In the first year of our relationship Yanci asked me in a letter to pray for her Dad because he needed help. What kind of help? I thought. Is he OK? Is there something more I can do than pray? On the bus last week I asked Yanci’s mom what… Read More
The fishermen and their children planted. But they didn’t plant in well-spaced rows. They didn’t plant deeply enough either. Some expert corn farmers inspected their work and told them they’d have to start over. “We can’t afford to start over. We’ll pray instead.” View Post
What happens when a hurricane hits the U.S.? Telethons. Thousands donated. FEMA. Thousands housed. Hospitals. Thousands healed. Insurance. Thousands rebuild. What happens when a hurricane hits a house made of mud? When earth by the ton gives way and slides through a neighborhood? When beds, clothes, and families are swallowed… Read More
“Did you know that you are famous in America?” I asked. She shook her head no. “Do you know what my job is?” I asked. “You are a writer?” she guessed through a translator. “Well, yes,” I said, “but mostly I sing and preach.” Her eyebrows raised. “After I visited… Read More
The number of obese people on the planet right now is pretty close to the number of people who went hungry today.
Coincidence? View Post