It’s Friday night, and

Somewhere, not far from where you and I live, there is a child that is being raped…I mean prostituted to any bidder. Somewhere, not far from where you and I live, there is a woman who has been kidnapped, brought to a foreign land under false pretenses, and is being forced to have sex withContinue reading “It’s Friday night, and”

Madecasse

My friend Paul sent me an email yesterday telling me about a company that one of his friends started with another friend.  They sell chocolate and vanilla, two of my favorite things, from Madagascar.   They are partnering with people in Madagascar to share skills, ownership and profits from the company.  They are helping toContinue reading “Madecasse”

Chocolate…sigh

I’m having a tough time getting into the American ideal of the Christmas spirit this year.  I’ve always known that the world is a messed up place.  I’ve never owned rose-colored glasses. Recently, though, I feel like I’ve received new lenses in my glasses…like scales have been taken off my eyes.  I’ve lost my abilityContinue reading “Chocolate…sigh”