“If abortion is about women’s rights,” asked abortion survivor Gianna Jessen at a 2015 House Judiciary Committee Hearing, “then what were mine?” Source: Hillsdale Collegian Can you imagine that China has has 30 million more men than women? This staggering statement was made by Chinese journalist and author of One Child, Mei Fong who added, “30 million bachelors… Read More Where are the Girls?
I’m a young South African Muslim woman in my last year at the University of Cape Town. I’m studying. It was there that I met Hasani, a South African Indian Muslim. The first time I saw him, I was standing in the hallway, waiting for my friend, Mandisa. He was with a friend, an African… Read More Anele and Hasani
“Thus says the Lord of hosts: ‘Execute true justice, Show mercy and compassion Everyone to his brother. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, The alien or the poor. Let none of you plan evil in his heart Against his brother’ – Zechariah 7:9-10, NKJV How we treat others is very important to God. He doesn’t ask… Read More God’s Call to Love Others
Today marks the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This day is geared towards helping us to understand the challenges people with disabilities face and to support their dignity, rights and well-being in our communities, workplaces, institutions of learning, etc. This year’s theme is: “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive,… Read More Against All Odds
Jason glanced at his watch. In a few minutes, he, Michelle and a few other colleagues would be heading out of the office to have dinner at Hong Kong Kitchen. He pulled on his jacket and then went over to his desk to power off his computer before locking his drawers. Michelle stood at the… Read More Dinner with the Group
She stood there, thinking about the last time Deverell and she saw each other. He was in a foul mood and she couldn’t understand why. Was it because she had shown up to charitable gala with his younger brother, Parker? Why should that bother Deverell? After all, he was there with the stunning French actress,… Read More The Gent and the Boor
Jesse was a journalist who had been covering a much publicized rape case. That night, when he and his wife, Jodie were relaxing on the sofa, he said to her, “Today was a day of pandemonium and persuasions.” She stared at him. “What do you mean?” “Pandemonium erupted in the courtroom when the verdict was announced.”… Read More Justice For All
“Look at this mess! It’s going to take a while to clean up.” “I’ll help you and get Joel to help too–” “No! I don’t want his help. As a matter of fact, I don’t want him coming around here anymore.” “Why not?” “He made this mess.” “That’s not true. Why would he do this?”… Read More Locked Away?
He had no use for people. As far as he was concerned they were worthless beings. They were greedy, selfish, heartless, devious, dishonest and treacherous. They were backbiters and haters. He once had lots of friends. That was when he was rolling in money. Foolishly, he was extravagant with his wealth and his favors. Whenever… Read More Hard Times
I’m a deaf 35 year old woman with two children. I’m also HIV positive. I was raped twice by the same man. It happened when I was working as a carpenter’s assistant. The men used to come up to me and ask for sexual favors. I rejected them. At the time, I couldn’t communicate using… Read More Gida’s Story