"…God Almighty has set before me two great objects, the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners…"
Member of Parliament, 18th-century
I am convicted by this passage on leading the lives to which we are called, specifically in the area of comparison and the “grass is always greener” mentality that so often plagues me. In verse 17, it is stated very … more
Growing up, I developed a passion for swimming. It instilled in me many values for which I am very thankful, but the greatest of these values is determination. I was determined to work hard and do whatever I was told, … more
I majored in geography in college because I love people, places, and the space between cultures. Most of my undergrad courses focused on development issues in Central and South America, covering both the theory and implementation of modern development strategies. … more
Last fall at work I read a news report titled “Russian separatists use child soldiers in front-line combat.” The article stated that pro-Russian-separatist forces “have been using children as young as 14 as front-line troops in their war against Ukraine … more