Entries Tagged as 'Compassion'

Hilda and the Bird Parade

April 25th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I would consider myself a fan of sequential art and storytelling through and through but my passion for the medium ebbs and flows. I believe in comic books, I believe that beautiful and powerful stories can and do come in that form, but when I say that Hilda and the Bird […]

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Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen

February 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Around Martin Luther King Day, my 3-year-old daughter’s preschool class talked about their dreams. My daughter’s dream was: “One day I want to work in a soup kitchen.” Well, there is one proud mama here, let me tell you. But I must give credit where credit is due – to Uncle […]

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The Boy Who Loved All Living Things

January 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Today is Albert Schweitzer’s birthday. Those of us who work to instill in our children reverence for life are indebted to the Nobel Peace Prize winner for developing an ethical framework based on the basic principle that we and all living beings desire to go on living. The Boy Who Loved […]

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Martín de Porres: The Rose in the Desert

January 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Growing up in a Catholic, Mexican household, the saints were familiar faces. That of Saint Anthony, my mom’s personal favorite, could be found as a statue in the garden, another item dangling on her keychain, and as a little placard placed in the car to protect us on the brazen […]

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