Little by Little

One of the things I love about Haiti is their proverbs. They have many: A leaky house can fool the sun, but it can’t fool the rain. If work were a good thing, the rich would have grabbed it a long time ago. People talk and don’t act. God acts and doesn’t talk. A little…

Bricks

I love bricks, To run your finger down the lines, To feel for bumps of sand, To figure out how many bricks it takes to build that wall, that house, that building, that town. To watch a building go up brick by brick, wall by wall, And wondered, How do they turn out so straight?…

We’re Building Dreams

A few years ago there was a TV commercial with people building an airplane while it was in flight.  They were welding on the metal, putting in seats, and constructing the plane while it was flying. There were passengers sitting in seats with “wind-tunnel” faces.  A flight attendant was pouring orange juice which, due to…