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Left To Die Among the Thorns

Mahalakshmi stands tall at 11 years, with a charming, open smile that instantly draws people to her. She is in the seventh grade and attends India’s Ramakrishna Girls Higher Secondary School. The young Indian girl dreams of becoming a doctor. She is extremely talented – an excellent singer, artist and a good narrator of stories. However, hers […]

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They Shall Not Want

In chapter 15 of Mark’s gospel, Jesus cries, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” In 2011, I visited Nairobi. I find it a strange place — a staggering contrast between rich, developed areas and huge inner-city slums. Many in those slums do feel forsaken and beaten down.

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