Super Bowl & Human Trafficking →
semylee: The Super Bowl is the most-watched program on TV every year. But many people don’t know about its dark underside: the Super Bowl, like other large sporting events, is a magnet for sex trafficking and child prostitution. It is possibly the largest sex trafficking event in the US. As more than 100,000 football fans descend on Indianapolis, sex traffickers and pimps will also arrive in...
..none can be happy even in heaven, without faith. Unless they can confide in...– President Finney
Suicides In South Korea →
jyu27: Excerpt from the article (link above): “Young people in South Korea are a chronically unhappy group. A recent survey found them to be — for the third year in a row — the unhappiest subset among countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The Education Ministry in Seoul said 146 students committed suicide last year, including 53 in junior high and 3 in...
Change is coming
According to a new report from the Justice Department, over 80% of reported human trafficking is related to forced prostitution. Around 40% of them involve the sexual exploitation of children. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/apr/28/most-human-trafficking-related-to-prostitution/ Amb. CdeBaca Combats Sex Trafficking In The U.S. NPR, Ambassador to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in...
Is it right?
Chris asks me after every problem, “Is it right?” And almost every time, the answer, “yup, perfect!” Sometimes he takes a moment to take in the truth. And sometimes he even gives a little nod of approval. ..cutie. But most times he squints up at me, “are you sure?” Maybe he doesn’t believe himself? Maybe he doesn’t believe me? About the third...
“There’s a time to read history, and a time to make history.” - David Batstone of ‘Not For Sale’
To be without stars or dots
“it’s easy,” said lucia. “I go see Eli every day.” My secret to life on paper! http://uucyc.ru/wemmicks/en/ (the wimmicks by max lucado)
The impossibility of knowing the right does not escape the reality of having to act. And because what you do is a display of what you believe to be morally right, either you will choose or the choice will be made for you. Yes, the restlessness of reason is forever. We, however, have Papa who knows all, and need only to ask. Hope I’ll never have to take any sort of philosophy class.
"Seeds put dirt to work"
Quoted from a bethel church sermon by danny silk, july fourth, twenty ten.
My new iPhone four is so clear I can see the hearts in Jamie’s eyes after taking a picture of her
my Love whispers.
he tells me to breathe. to live. to remember, to keep my eyes, on him.