(The picture here is with Tony Putnam, Tara Samples and Sage Lewis. Tony and Tara grew up together.) I know that Memorial Day is to remember veterans that lost their lives in active military service. But it also makes me think of homeless veterans. In many ways, they have lost their lives to a failed […]
One of the coolest parts of this journey is all the collaborations that have come together. Middlebury Chapel came to us with the idea of creating a school to help the folks that live here learn marketable skills. Electric, plumbing, woodworking, welding. Anything that people could learn that would help them find work or make […]
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It becomes increasingly difficult to not think in spiritual terms when working with the homeless. More and more ministers come to work with these people. They say things to me like “You are walking in the way of Jesus.” That’s embarrassing. But coming from them I know it’s a great compliment. I’ve also been asked […]
I used to find these rumors amusing. But now they’re just getting boring and tedious. But people actually believe them… like government officials, ministers and priests. People you wouldn’t think that would be suckered into believing far fetched fantasies. So, I thought I’d start making a list of these rumors and give you my stance […]
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the number of good people in the world is staggering. I had no idea what the hearts of Americans were truly made of. It’s pure, compassionate, boundless love. Rich people. Poor people. White people. People of color. I see endless goodness everywhere and every day. (I […]
There is this beautiful person, Simone Giertz, on YouTube. She builds robots. She is fun, smart and, above all, a great role model for girls thinking about getting into science and technology. Yesterday she posted this video: “I have a brain tumor.” She has just discovered that she has a brain tumor. This was a big […]