Tag Archives: human trafficking

Child slaves

I just watched Law and Order and I’m angry. I am disgusted that there are so many people in the world who are willing to buy children, bring them to the US so that they can have a “better life.” … Continue reading

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World Vision

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Connections

There have been times that I wanted to do something, but nothing fell into place, when I’ve had ideas that just never took form.   Then, there’s this.  God has blown my mind over the past week or two since my … Continue reading

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Unsettled

A question was asked today on Anne Jackson’s blog…would you die for someone’s freedom?  My answer to this question is, I believe, the root of my unsettledness.   I remember being seven years old, sitting on the olive green wool … Continue reading

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Where’s the justice?

Today I went into Philadelphia with my aunt, her niece and nephew, my sister, my nephews and my niece. I used to be the person who wanted them to be independent. I never wanted the kids to be afraid to … Continue reading

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Call and Response

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Love 146

I’ve been talking a lot about human trafficking and child slavery here.  I don’t feel that I’ve given you something that you can do…I’ve put out a call to action without giving *something* to do. Today, I found this group … Continue reading

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Do they know it’s Christmas?

I am feeling very grinch-like this year.  Circumstances that are completely out of my control have overwhelmed me this year.  I’m a problem-solver, not someone who needs her problems solved.   When I find myself in this type of situation, … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day 2008

Today is the 60th Anniversary of Human Rights Day. Check out the Universal Declaration of Human Rights published by the United Nations. As an American, it’s really easy to look down my nose at other countries, thinking, “How can they possibly … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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