Mud Cookies: Imagine Feeding Your Kids Some?

“When there is no food for three or four days, the children cry from the pain. So I make them mud cookies to fill up their stomachs.” The missionary priest, Monsignor Patrick Marron from Food for the Poor, quoted a woman living in a village of about two hundred people about 20 miles from Port … [Read more]

Winners For Social Media’s Most Used Words in 2016 Announced

There is no such contest, of course. But if there were, the winners of my imaginary word contest for this year are ‘racist’ and ‘misogynist’, at least that’s how it looks from my view. A view that is heavily influenced by an article I wrote last week. A piece that so negatively affected some readers … [Read more]

Ever Seen an Angel?

“I stood here in line to wait to talk with you because I thought you should know there were four angels standing behind you during your entire talk.” Dazed by her words, I just nodded and thanked her.  Because she was right, there was a line of women standing there, wanting to speak with me … [Read more]