Posted in Empowerment

Simmering Outrage

Before the encampment at Cannon Ball, North Dakota, another camp across the ‘Pond,’ aka the Atlantic Ocean, was making headlines. Calais, France’s Jungle.

Hundreds of articles are available for readers through the years and cover a myriad of topics, from immigration policy to rampant humanitarian abuses.

Last week the French government enforced their evacuation orders, physically removing 6,000 migrants.

Naturally I gravitate to the attention directed to the massive number of orphans remaining and mishandled by the nation. Over 1,600 to be more accurate!  

While the media focused on the legalities, the squalid conditions and gang rapes, one journalist found hope in the Jungle. Read here.

Cargo-bin shelters casting visions of human trafficking nightmares are adjacent to acres of burnt rubble. 

Join me in holding out hope for these children to become healthy, functioning adults and not the dregs of society as they’ve become accustomed and destined to be. 



I have been a Lorain county resident for five years now. Anywhere you go you can see quintessential American life in our backyard. From scarecrows to Organized Labor Day, from urban decay to rural homesteading, and my question has been, "Where is the joy?!" People need more reasons to smile. While I am committed to educating and empowering people, I promise this blog will always share the hope and joy I have.

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