Monthly Archives: March 2015

When poverty has a face

It happens frequently. Another natural disaster occurs somewhere in the world, lives are lost, and people lose their homes. Food and water become scarce. I hear the statistics,  I empathize with the suffering, but it often seems so far away … Continue reading

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What does poverty look like?

There is severe poverty in Haiti. I was reflecting on the poverty I saw there, and trying to capture what that poverty “looks like”. Some of the poverty is more obvious. I saw children with stunted growth due to malnutrition. … Continue reading

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Back to “normal”?

It was a busy, exciting, fulfilling week in Haiti. I am now back home, and back to “normal”. But what is this “normal”? Somehow normal does not feel the same as before I left for Haiti. I notice a lot … Continue reading

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At church in Haiti

We had a chance to attend Sunday morning service at a local church located in the COBOCOL Area Development Program in the central plateau of Haiti. This was certainly a study in contrasts compared with my church in Canada. The … Continue reading

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