Remembering the Truths

Remembering the Truths

The role of the US in the disaster of Cambodia. After one month of arriving in Cambodia, I take a day to myself, get caught up with social media, clean the house, and peruse a few books already read for the purpose of trying to answer some questions friends have...
Brochures for the Soul Shoes Project

Brochures for the Soul Shoes Project

  Brochures are ready for the Soul Shoe Project.  Are you making your shoes?  A child dies every 5 minutes from violence.  Make a shoe.  Stop the Silence.  Use community art to bring awareness. The vast majority of children are killed outside warzones and that...
The New Year & the Promise of Possibility

The New Year & the Promise of Possibility

  New Year’s celebrations always make us itch.  They scratch and tickle and won’t leave us alone.  They leave us hankering, yearning, thirsting and aching for another day, another chance, another rebirth.  On New Year’s Eve we feel like Ebenezer Scrooge being...
The Power of Play

The Power of Play

  There is a inaudible and under-examined plight in the world: we are forgetting how to play.  Cross cultural studies on children’s play are alerting us to the rapid decrease in children’s ability to enter in fantasy play and a severe decrease in both free play...
No Still Means No

No Still Means No

Nadia was enchanting from the moment she crossed our threshold.  Thirty-one years old, a natural beauty and an open, sincere spirit that flowed immediately from her steady handshake and engaging smile.  She came to our home for a week’s respite from her demanding job...