Archive for January, 2014
Don’t judge a book by its cover when you don’t understand what that person’s been through. Corrie Louise Rose Several months ago we set up a meeting with a prosperous businessman. We met him in his office and assumed the meeting would be a short one and that we would stick to ‘business’. We […]
Over the past week we have received commitments from several new monthly donors, as well as from people sponsoring our March 7 fundraiser with Dr. Tony Campolo. Our appreciation is deep for this generous support as our mission begins its third year.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. Henry David Thoreau A special friend of ours shared with us these thoughts below, written by Kenneth Haugk, PhD, clinical psychologist, pastor and author. Dr. Haugk writes about “healing people”, what they are and how they respond to others’ grief and […]
A big part of the mission of Someone To Tell It To is to remind people of The Still, Small Voice of Love. The Still, Small Voice of Love~Henri Nouwen Many voices ask for our attention. There is a voice that says, “Prove that you are a good person.” Another voice says, “You’d better be […]
He Was Healed Tony Campolo tells a story about being in a church in Oregon where he was asked to pray for a man who had cancer. Campolo prayed boldly for the man’s healing. That next week he got a telephone call from the man’s wife. She said, “You prayed for my husband. He had cancer.” […]
More wisdom from our spirtual mentor, Henri Nouwen. Can you imagine a world in which peace and reconcilation are priorities for us all: So much of our energy, time, and money goes into maintaining distance from one another. Many if not most of the resources of the world are used to defend ourselves against each […]