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The poor are poor largely because they live in networks of relationships that do not work for their well-being. Their relationships are often oppressive and disempowering as a result of the non-poor "playing god" in the lives of the poor.

--Bryant L. Myers, Walking with the Poor


Discovering Compassion for the Poor

Last week’s blog was quite personal in nature because of describing my family’s humble beginnings. I will eventually disappear in these...

Discovering Compassion for the Poor

Having completed a book draft on poverty, I want to share what I’ve learned. Research/writing projects force one to enter a foreign...

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