Tag Archive for end poverty

Believing

Sundays are big days for beliefs. For many years now, beliefs to me always include thinking about ending poverty. I see volunteers leave after a day of service here ready to help us, many whose lights go on in their minds about what is possible. I also meet many people here whom we are helping to obtain basic need items,…

Crazy

I often hear that it is crazy to believe that we can end poverty.  As I watch people around the world develop individual and community solutions – using their great talents and creativity – I believe it is crazy to think that we will NOT end poverty. Change of this magnitude takes a critical mass believing and acting differently. We…

For we can not look into the eyes of someone who has nothing…and do nothing.

It is one of the ways – perhaps the best way – to feel connected to another human being.  When you look into the eyes of another human being, you connect in an easy yet meaningful way.  In that connection, barriers and boundaries cease to be present.  Differences are harder to see than the oneness that is most characteristic of…