If you are a reader of these posts you know that last fall I went to Africa with several members of the CMMB board of directors.
CMMB is a nonprofit, faith based organization that provides and delivers aid throughout the world without regard to creed, race, sex or national or political circumstance. It is
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I haven’t been to Haiti. I have been to places that are like Haiti after a cataclysmic tragedy. Places hit by an earthquake, a tornado, a hurricane, a volcanic eruption. The devastation is the same. Homeless people, people in need, injured people that need attention before infection sets in, children with no parents or
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It is Veterans Day. A sacred day in the history of America. I acknowledge that as I have in many blogs of the past, but today I beg an indulgence.
I’ve just returned from a profound experience in Kenya, Africa and I cannot dismiss my recent images. I’ve tried to
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Now that I’ve had the time to unwind from my Kenya experience with CMMB, I am reflecting on what I’ve taken to heart from the trip.
I’ve written about the pathos and the passion of the experience through what I observed in the slums, but underneath the perceived sadness and poverty
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(Note) these photos are from the Internet. Mine are not yet available. I’m working on it.
Monday’s post…post Nairobi.
For me there is no other way to describe the emotion of my visit to the Mathare slums of Nairobi than by the use of symbolic poetry. It will follow this preface.
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Dateline: Nairobi, Kenya. Tuesday's post
CMMB is a nonprofit, faith based organization that provides and delivers aid without regard to creed, race, sex or national or political circumstance. It is a noble mission statement and they succeed at it based upon my observations.
CMMB stands for Catholic Medical Mission Board. It was founded a
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Dateline: Nairobi: Kenya. Monday post
First impressions of Kenya, Africa.
Warm, but not hot, even though I am near to and just below the equator. Nairobi is the Capitol city of Kenya with a population of four million people.
The area was an uninhabited swamp until a supply depot of the Uganda Railway was
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Good Morning All,
As you read this post I am on my way to Nairobi, Kenya and I will be in country for nearly a week. You will notice come Monday a new blog visual header designed by my friend and noted artist Sue DiCicco. Thank you
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Some thoughts on giving.
The phenomenal soul of the giver is omnipresent despite the predominance of stories about the sordid and banal characteristics of life. We see that collective soul every time there is a clarion call for help and it echoes through the hearts of all. I saw it yesterday while taping a
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