I would like to tell you the story of Shirley Hines, whose spirit was crushed when Hurricane Harvey wrecked her late mother's coffee cups.
Emily C. Heath
I hope that my death is still many years away.
"If we don't accept each other, even the One Above won't save us from ourselves."
We aren't here to own anything, but to receive everything; not to finish anything, but to participate in something.
The right time for sabbath is not when our work is finished, but when it has piled up until we cannot see over it into a hopeful future.
As we gear up for the new school year, we would be smart to heed Moses' urgent command.
Kenneth L. Samuel
As a young boy, I would often watch my mother conversing with friends and relatives. Every now and then, she would turn to me and say: "This is a grown folks’ conversation." That was my directive to leave the room.
I envy the conviction of people with extensive tattoos. From twenty feet away their hands or arms or faces mark them as different, distinct, committed to living out their path.
Richard L. Floyd
These are our stories, not merely here in America, but throughout the world. There are still many "displaced persons" among the human family. They face unique challenges every day.
Quinn G. Caldwell
We talk about welcoming people in terms of what we have that they might need. And of course that's a good start. There's another good reason to welcome all, though: enlightened self-interest.