“Rescue to us is that abuse is no longer happening.” -Alli At our Saturday meeting, Alli from The Hard Places Community came to tell us about the work being done in Cambodia for children who have come out of sexual slavery or might be vulnerable or abused currently. Alli began with a story from 2008 […]
Podcasts are a great way to listen to stories or to learn information and feel like you are listening to a radio show. Atlanta Monster is a podcast that is a series of episodes to tell the story of the murders of over 25 boys and a couple adults in Atlanta, Georgia in 1979-1981. They […]
We put together this quotable image that we hope you will share with others. It is a quote from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s book called Why We Can’t Wait, written in 1963 and 1964. We highly recommend giving it a read, as there are so many wise things he said that still ring true today.
The documentary “Bound by Flesh” is all about the conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton who were vaudeville sensations in the 1920s and 1930s. The two girls were born in 1908 to a woman in England. She was unmarried and was scared by her daughters being joined by the hip and buttocks, that they would […]
George Santayana, philosopher and writer, is the first credited with saying: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Unfortunately, many societies seem eager to forget their pasts rather than remember them. Some flat out deny that events even happened. Bosnia suffers the Code of Silence, believing that if citizens never talk about […]
“They’re not like us. They’re more animal than human.” I sat on the floor, playing Barbies on a shag carpet while a basketball game played on the TV. The conversation around me continued, explaining why there were so many African Americans in the NBA. I heard theories about monkey ancestors and genetic predispositions to sports […]