I Don't Feel Sorry For Anyone

He waited for hours outside of the gate where I live ducking under a piece of tin from the pounding rain.  Even though James drives me crazy he has figured out a way to tattoo himself onto my heart.  I think I will know him for the rest...

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I Do My Best To Believe

I believe in Unrestrained Compassion. Unreasonable Love. Unfathomable Joy. I believe in giving your whole heart to...

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Notes from the Field: Meeting Mercy

Yesterday, was one of the best days of my life. I went with Macintosh to the bank to get money for our kid’s school lunches for the week and we decided to stop by one our student’s homes. Princess lives behind the bank with friends of relatives....

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100 Girls In School, But What About Boys?

There is one question that repeatedly pops up when talking about More than Me with parents in West Point: “what about my son?”

Many of the girls in More than Me’s program have male siblings, and for a lot of parents this creates an obvious...

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Lose Money and Still Be Happy

I stumbled across a great story today that suggested we should take our eyes off our stocks and instead focus on things that we actually can change. Truer words never spoken (about our bank accounts at least).

Though all...

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