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Things Get Messy When We Get Close to the World’s Hurt

Here’s the simple truth:  if we get involved with caring for hurting people, we’ll end up in messy situations.  Life becomes complex.  We’ll face decisions that have no obvious answers, perhaps no good answers at all.  So if you want to keep things neat and tidy, you’d best steer clear of orphans and adoption and […]


Priceless

This past weekend, my parents gave Rachel and me our first overnight away from 8-month old Lincoln.  As much as were missing the lad and his three older sisters, we can’t say it kept us from relishing the time together amidst California’s breathtaking redwood forests.  The quietude also provided a rare chance for extended reading.  […]


Human Trafficking in the Spotlight as Tom Davis Travels

I’ve noticed recently that orphan advocates are becoming increasingly aware of the interlink between orphans and human trafficking.  The simple reality is that a child that does not have the protection and provision provided by parents will be highly vulnerable to the deception, coercion and outright capture that can lead to modern forms of slavery.  […]