Sitting on a park bench… I saw a woman slap her child tonight. The offense was hitting another child. I watched the little girl take it. What else was she supposed to do? Before I could react… They were gone. Peace seems impossible. You can’t teach a child not to hit by hitting.
On October 30, I woke up and walked into the bedroom of our three young children. Our oldest children are twin boys. Their little bodies were contorted around stuffed animals and producing loud snores. I watched them sleep for a little while. The room was still dark. I walked further in. Our youngest was […]
I don’t know if Richard Martinez is a person of faith. I only know that Martinez has had a profound impact on my faith. From his bold denouncement of a political culture that simply will not limit access to guns after his son Christopher was killed at the University of California, Santa Barbara to his […]