Freedom

After South Africa, I hear the word “FREEDOM” and I can’t hear it without the echoes of millions of voices, crying out for freedom around our world. Freedom! Freedom. FREE-dom. O, that we would all have such a passionate yearning, a revolutionary tenacity, a burning heart for Freedom. O, that we would sit in a […]

Words, Morgan Freeman & Amnesty International

Sobering. True. So inspired. Where’s my pen?

Why I'm with Lynne Hybels.

I read Lynne Hybels‘ column in Sojourners magazine yesterday and simply couldn’t agree more … Yes, together with her husband Bill they started Willow Creek Community Church in 1975 and she’s been active there ever since, but it’s her current role that really makes me perk up: Advocate for Global Engagement. I love what she is up […]

Amazon & The P–ophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure

Update: 10:39pm: Yes, yes, yes! We did it! A collective ROAR through the various networks did it. The link no longer works, so Amazon must have removed the content in question. Jody, in the last comment on this post, reported over 1,200 negative reviews on the Amazon.com site, so yes, yes, yes! (At the time […]

I wish somebody would have said this to me at my weakest point …

“Homeless girl” remains anonymous, but writes to put a new face on homelessness. In effect, her own story helps us understand some of the realities behind the men, women and teenagers, we see on our streets. “Homeless girl” became homeless on May 18, 2007. “The best analogy I can give is, it was like a snowball,” […]