Posts tagged "hope"

Blind Surfer Derek Rabelo Conquers Waves Fearlessly

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Derek Rabelo’s father prayed that his son would be a professional surfer. But Derek was born blind in 1992, and his father’s dream seemed impossible. Seventeen years later, however, Derek decided that not only did he want to surf — he wanted to surf the legendary waves on the North Shore of Oahu. Derek’s courage... Read more »

Urban Violence Really Sucks

Urban Violence Really Sucks
I’ve lived in the greater Chicago area since 2007. Since then, Chi-town has become the most violent city in the United States. Even though the Chicago homicide rate has decreased 34 percent this year compared to 2012, people are still dying every day. 54 people were shot dead in Chicago during the Zimmerman trial in... Read more »

Good Friday: Jesus' Crucifixion & Josh French's Funeral

Good Friday: Jesus' Crucifixion & Josh French's Funeral
What’s so good about Good Friday? For me, warm fuzzy feelings don’t accompany the gruesome reminder of Christ being beaten, flogged, and crucified for my sin. I know there are lessons to be learned from the cross, but the sole reason I’m able to make it through the dark nights that follow Jesus’ crucifixion is... Read more »
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My trip to the Illinois District Courthouse

My trip to the Illinois District Courthouse
It’s one thing to watch Legally Blonde and assume it’s a complete guide to the life of a prosecutor inside of a courtroom. It’s a whole other situation entirely when reality hits – i.e., the attorney is a United States Government prosecutor in a pinstripe suit, and the defendant is a convicted felon in an... Read more »

The Hunger Games: food for thought

The Hunger Games: food for thought
Community, freedom and faith – three themes that permeate Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games.” I just finished reading the novel, and can’t wait to see the movie tomorrow night, though it may be gut-wrenching to watch teenagers die at the hands of one another. I’ve gotten mixed reviews from a number of people about the... Read more »
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