Monday, September 22, 2008
For what it's worth
Some might think that all is well here if they only see the blog on occasion. There are a lot of problems here on all levels. Crisis is followed by crisis. Fuel and food costs keep climbing. There are more roadblocks than roads, it seems. But the people are hard working and always hopeful. The children are just like kids everywhere in that that they have their bad days and good ones. We can get caught up with overwhelming negatives that surround us or delight in the positive. I choose the latter. The poor are everywhere; the hungry surround us. We can hear the wailing at night. But we are here to help, to understand, to encourage. This blog serves to give you a glimpse of the beauty, talent and courage of our Haitian brothers and sisters. The mass media has another agenda. There are too many negative images of Haitians in the mainstream media and so here we are.