Humanizing the Dehumanized

Prostitution is a dehumanizing path into which most in the trade are deceived or coerced. Selling one’s body for survival is for the desperate, the last resort for the victims of bone-crushing poverty and social marginalization. She is simply human “merchandise” to the heartless broker and the soulless buyer. There’s no way to put a …

Humanizing the Dehumanized & Mutualizing the Marginalized

Humanizing the Dehumanized… For a number of posts now the topic has surrounded “Reaching Rahabs,” the prostituted citizens of our own Jerichos. The question now is, how do we treat the dehumanized and marginalized? Greed appeals to sex for sale           At her expense, it mirrors hell A grave inside a human’s mind They lock …

Saving Starfish

You’ve probably heard the story by Loren Eiseley about the guy who saw a young man picking up starfish and throwing them into the ocean. "Good morning!” he said to him, “May I ask what it is that you are doing?" The young man paused, looked up, and replied "Throwing starfish into the ocean." When …