Tag Archive for Poverty

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 7)

It was a bit of a cold and damp week in South County. As always, though, there was a lot going on. As I was about town, I got a chance to talk to a few of the regulars on Street Corners. The old Veteran was at his old station continuing to ask for help. When I went up to talk to him and asked him how things were, his only comment to me was, “the man up there will take care of things…”. I wanted to again ask whether he had gone up to the One Stop Center. I also told him about a Security Job Opportunity that I saw that he could potentially qualify for.

Voices From Street Corners (Vol. 4)

I was around town tending to on-going chores on the eve of 9/11 while I again ran across another family at a street corner. I worked up the courage to walk up to talk to them. The gentleman was a man who was a painter. He noted that he had no work. He was trying…

Shout the Good News! Rick Warren’s Conversion

When accessing the political apologetics of evangelicals, it is tempting to deal with them on their own terms and question whether their contrition is perfect and sincere enough to remove the stain that their sins have placed on their souls. In Christian terms, forgiveness for sin requires a deep and sincere change of heart accompanied…

I Want a Fighter, Not a Quitter

{Originally posted at MyDD… But please stay tuned at the end, as I have a special personal request for all of you, my beloved TheLiberalOC.com readers. } “One thing I hope you know about me is that I don’t quit.” This is what Hillary said on the campaign trail today in Oregon. Was she being…

NAACP Honors Dr. King’s Legacy

Today is the 40th anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history, the day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King is best remembered as the leader of the civil rights movement and for his work in the African-American community, but he was much more than that. He…