Tag Archives: Compassion

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – Movie Discussion

Valerian is an action movie, a love story, a political commentary, a creative, science-fiction wonder… It’s a lot of things, and it’s a lot of fun with some good messages underneath it all. The action movie / political statement: Laureline … Continue reading

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Brian – Another Starbucks Story

He’d been sitting in the Starbucks for ages. A man with grey hair and a gentle, intelligent face. He had dirty, ratty clothes, but despite that, he seemed very clean and well-groomed. At least, he was very well-groomed for a … Continue reading

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Julia and the Orphans

In Tijuana, MX, after we were done building Sandy’s House, we went to help out at an orphanage-to-be. Let me explain the story, as best I understand it. Meet Julia. She’s 24, athletic, and blonde. She’s beautiful, but doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Sandy’s House

She was just radiant on the day that I met her. Of course, you might expect that, seeing as we had just shown up, a group of about 25 of us from America, to help build her a house. But … Continue reading

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The Promise – Movie Discussion

I am loathe to see a movie that is centered around an affair, and The Promise certainly is. On the other hand, I decided to see this one because it is also about the genocide of Armenians (who were generally … Continue reading

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Jay…Another Starbucks Story

  I can’t tell you exactly why I pulled out my Bible. Was I planning to read it a bit? Did I simply empty my bag on the table to get organized? Did I pull it out because I needed … Continue reading

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Call the Midwife–WWJD

It’s full of blood and babies and birthing and the screams of women in labor…things which honestly make me very, very uncomfortable.  There are those people who are fascinated with these things.  You know the kind—they see a pregnant woman … Continue reading

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Z Blog – Our Special Thing, Part 2: Kaylee

I wrote here about how God and I have this thing in our relationship…  God and I have something that’s kind of just between us and when it happens, I know God’s lovin’ on me, showing me that He sees … Continue reading

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