ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Lens of Hope

   Lens of Hope     I watched Miss Landmine Pageant, a documentary on the Documentary Channel.  It was about women maimed by landmines being photographed for a pageant.  One woman had her accident when she was five.  She had one leg.  She said that sometimes she dreams that she has two legs.  She is an activist and was at the United Nations in 1995 campaigning to ban landmines.  There was another woman who had no legs. The woman are in Cambodia a country known for its many landmines.  Morton … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Keep Hope Alive!

  Yes, we shall overcome—someday.     I am thankful that I wasn’t living in the US while segregation and blatant racism were the norm. I cannot imagine not being able to sit wherever I wanted to on the bus or drink from any water fountain or have to go to areas that said, “For Coloreds Only”. I don’t know how I would have fared during those times. Would I have turned the other cheek or would I have stood up for my rights? I would like to think that I would have done the latter. When Jesus … [Read more...]

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