Stories

Nadia: Hope and Healing

Nadia’s mother battled excruciating kidney stones for two long years. At the same time, Nadia’s father suffered an agonizing stomach problem. With the little money they earned as laborers in...

Harvest of Tragedy: How Can We Respond?

As a writer, I often find myself writing a piece and then sending it off… into what seems like a void. Did my thoughts resonate? Did people actually read it?...

Harvest of Tragedy: India’s Farmer Suicides

My family and I recently moved into a rental home while we waited for our old house in another state to sell. It is a fine little rental, but it...

What If You Lived In A Slum?

Over 65 million Indians live in extremely poor, crowded urban neighborhoods called “slums.” What would life be like if you lived in a slum? If you lived like most slum families,...