When I’m Holding My Daughter by Scott Hughes, author of the short book Achieve Your Dreams My daughter just turned 3 last month. I swear she’s just the cutest thing ever. Pretty much every morning she comes in—apparently after patiently waiting for the sun to just barely start rising—and she says, “Daddy, I want snuggle […]

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Update: My new favorite post is When I’m Holding My Daughter. Check it out! My daughter just turned 3 last month. I swear she’s just the cutest thing ever. Pretty much every morning she comes in—apparently after patiently waiting for the sun to just barely start rising—and… Read more… Back in 2008, I made a […]

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Large organizations cannot end poverty, at least not by themselves. They can’t do it right for the same reasons big public schools cannot correctly raise children. The children each need their own parents who can meet their individual needs, and similarly we need to fight poverty on a local, grassroots level. We will never find […]

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We Need a New Era

31 December 2006

by Scott Hughes The new year comes whether we want it to or not. Without fail every year, all of us a year older celebrate the coming of a new year on New Years Day, and we wish ourselves a good year. What’s so new about it, though? As we close this year and tally […]

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No Obligation To Give

1 December 2006

by Scott Hughes A few weeks ago, my grandmother told me about the veterans’ charities that asked her for donations. She told me that she regularly gave to a specific veterans’ organization, but that other organizations continued to solicit her. She asked me, “if I give to one, I shouldn’t be obligated to give to […]

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by Scott Hughes “The 4.8 pounds of grain fed to cattle to produce one pound of beef for human beings represents a colossal waste of resources in a world still teeming with people who suffer from profound hunger and malnutrition.” –Jim Motavalli When studying the factors involved in world hunger, many overlook meat production and […]

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