Asset Based Community Development aka “Communion”

March 8, 2017

“Hey Ya’ll:I can’t thank you enough for helping me to raise Emman and Clyde. As shy as Clyde is he got a job working at [a] Restaurant on Magazine Street. Plus he have a secret girlfriend. N—and I saw him and her walking holding hands. she’s a cute lil thing, Hispanic. I guess he’ll introduce […]

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The Perversion of Hatred

June 23, 2015

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” Dr. Martin Luther King The limestone rocks pushed out among the scrub brush and wind worn oaks that are strewn about the Hill Country in Texas and we drove on. The destination was Wimberley near […]

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June 13, 2013

FROM WIKIPEDIA: “The UpStairs Lounge arson attack occurred in 1973 at a gay bar in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States, and resulted in the deaths of 32 people due to direct immolation or inhalation of fumes. It was started with Ronsonol lighter fluid on the steps near the entrance. […]

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New Year’s Hope

December 30, 2011

By the time this is published the year will already be filled with busyness. As for me I will be thinking about the Feast of the Epiphany. As for you that means Twelfth Night and thinking about Mardi Gras Balls. Perhaps we will all be rejoicing in a Saints Super Bowl victory or maybe saying, […]

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A Community within Communities: Got enough time and baking bread.

September 7, 2011

The following was published in Ambush Magazine in Mid August 2011.“Sometime in your life, hope that you might see one starved man, the look on his face when the bread finally arrives. Hope that you might have baked it or bought or even kneaded it yourself. For that look on his face, for your meeting his eyes […]

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A Community within Communities

September 1, 2011

“Community within Communities” is a series of articles currently being published in Ambush Magazine by invitation of the owners and publishers. It was first conceived when Rip and Marsha, the Ambush publishers, attended a fund raiser for Dodwell House a future community center for outreach of St. Anna’s Episcopal Church. This magazine is important to us because […]

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