Half the Sky By: Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Women hold up half the sky. Chinese Proverb
A Path Appears By; Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Hope is like a path in the countryside. Originally, there is nothing- but as people walk this way again and again, a path appears.” – Lu Xun, Chinese Essayist, 1921
working poverty is a constellation of difficulties that magnify one another…
The Hole in our Gospel By: Richard Stearns
A church that’s lost it’s voice for justice is a church that’s lost it’s relevance in the world.
Seven By: Jen Hatmaker
Until every human receives the dignity I casually enjoy, I pray my heart aches with tension and my belly rumbles for injustice.
love will cost you dearly. And it will break your heart. But in the end it will save the world.
When More is Not Enough By: Amy L. Sullivan
When God said to love one another as he loved us, I’m pretty sure he meant it.
The Distance Between Us By: Reyna Grande
And I didn’t stop hating my name until many years later, when I realized that it wasn’t a name to be ashamed of, but one to live up to.
Beyond the Beautiful Forevers By: Katherine Boo
What was unfolding in Mumbai was unfolding elsewhere, too.
Clay, Water, Brick by: Jessica Jackley
The stories we tell about each other matter very much.
a collection of essays
The Blue Sweater by: Jacqueline Novagratz
How you see where you are always depends on where you’ve been.
They did what human beings looking for freedom, throughout history, have often done. They left.
Tattoos on the Heart by: Gregory Boyle
Here is what we seek: a compassion that can stand in awe at what the poor have to carry rather than stand in judgement at how they carry it.
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
I was carrying two cargoes. Yes, one of them was horror, but the other one was hope.
You is kind, you is smart, you is important.
When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind.