An Update and a request

 I also have learned over time that most places have different needs and require distinct kinds of support, care, and comfort. During my first stint in Gambia as a UN volunteer realized that I had to take a different approach to my work by assisting local people in one of the world’s poorest countries by […]

An Awakening – Ukraine under seige

I began to write an article about the need for the people in the world to discuss what it means to be human as apparently many seem to have forgotten, especially those in “developed” countries. We witness many leading protests advocating freedoms, but ignoring responsibility, while at the same time, their protests impede the freedom […]

When love dies

(Picture: Emrana who recently arrived into this world deserves a life, filled with love, opportunity, and security – like all other children – why cant it be?) At times, many things come together to cause you to contemplate your work, your life and your very being. That is the way my life appears to unfold […]

A new beginning

The challenge we now face is to realize that we must be open to ourselves and each other about the need for a new destiny

When I die

(Picture – Mustapha 3years old,  whose father died before he was born and mother died 3 days after his birth, and is now raised by his grandmother with some assistance from me, tries to help in return.) When I die, I would like people to think of me as – “He tried”. I thought about this today […]

LIFE-its mystery and magic

(Picture – These children deserve a decent future too, not just poverty and deprivation) “Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. At the moment of commitment, the entire universe conspires to assist you.”                                                                         Johann Wolfgang von Goethe This is one of the […]

Life’s Journey – enriching lives and valuing contributions

"You will never be completely at home again because..............of loving and knowing people in more than one place." (girlgi com)

Humanity at the crossroads

The solutions to what ails Humanity doesn't exist in talk.... it will require imperative and significant actions related to human beliefs, behaviours and actvities.

Despair – a way out

Collectively, people can build a caring, sharing and compssionate society.