From April 15, 2021 Yesterday morning I knew I had to do some shopping to get a few things for me to eat. I had two choices: go to the nearest local large supermarket or drive to Pétionville and go the Caribbean Market where I could get all the things that I liked and needed that would last a few…
From April 14, 2021 I walked out of the airport terminal three minutes before the scheduled arrival. The preboarding and on flight buzz was about the kidnapping of the five priest and two nuns, two of whom were from France, and the on-going violence and utter chaos.
From April 13, 2021 Most of the children at Santa Chiara began life in a place of death: Cité Soleil. Early on Sunday morning (Mercy Sunday) Jarline walked through the yard as her cell phone captured the early morning energy of our children.
From April 12, 2021 On this trip, I walked out on the jetty every day. I tried to create art with my cell phone camera. When I photograph, I forget all the problems in Haiti for an hour or so and am able relax and enjoy myself.
From April 11, 2021 Enter the stillness, silence & beauty.
From April 10, 2021 When human connection is contingent on a good wifi connection we have truly lost something. Digital friendships do little to stem the tide of an epidemic of loneliness.
From April 9, 2021 “Greatness, even for God, certainly for us, is not to be above people but to be with them, hearing their silent cry, sharing their distress, bringing comfort to the distressed and dignity to the deprived. The message of the Hebrew Bible is that civilizations survive not by strength, but by how they respond to the weak;…
From April 8, 2021 On Monday night I received a phone call from my nephew Greg, who lives in Atlanta. He was in Florida spending a week on vacation with his wife and two sons. They were staying in the home of a friend who lives in Holmes Beach, Florida, which is on the west coast of the state.