Lost Hope – No Room in the Inn

Are We a Nation of Lost Hope? Is There No Room in the Inn? Lost hope is a state of mind a child can’t begin to comprehend. At least, not until something tragic rips the joy from their life and leaves them in turmoil. One of my earliest memories is of a man I don’t […]

Integrity: A Foundational Building Block of Hope

Integrity Is Essential to Long-term Success Wikipedia describes integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles or moral uprightness. It is a personal choice to hold one’s self to consistent standards. In ethics, we regard integrity as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one’s actions. Wikipedia This morning, let me tell […]

Adverse Childhood Experiences – ACE Score

Adverse Childhood Experiences – ACE ACE – Adverse childhood experiences are negative events in a child’s life. We now understand they can have lasting effects on adult health and well-being. Originally, the phrase was first used during the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences Study published in 1998. Who could have […]