Being an Advocate: What is our Responsibility to Help?

Today I was listening to a women talk about Hoops of Hope, a great organization which exists to give average people a practical way they can earn money to help orphans in Africa. It is a noble thing, really. And her plea to help droned like most pleas do. Everything she had to say was…

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Kefilwe’s Story: A Girl With HIV (For World AIDS Day)

“My momma’s got AIDS” the little girl whispered. It was one of those whispers that is so quiet that it knocks your breath away, like a sonic boom. Her skin was like copper, hardened, darkened, but smoother than silk. She had a pock-mark on the corner of her forehead, near where her coarse, black hair began to embrace her head. I couldn’t help but think that she looked beautiful.

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