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"Lollipop and Pearls" - Jared Kraft

Friday, July 23, 2010

Book Review of same kind of different As me by Ron Hall & Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent

(This book is a must read for everyone! Please get your copy now!!!)

What could possibly bind a slave of modern day and an international art dealer~polar opposites in socio-economic status and race~together in a lifelong friendship of unconditional love? A woman with big ideas and dreams and gusto to match! Deborah Hall, wife of a wealthy upscale art dealer, was the glue that bound Denver and “Mr. Ron” Hall together in a most touching story of forgiveness, healing and love! In her life and in her death, Deborah determines to break down racial barriers and to unite people from all walks of life in peace. This story, written from the personal experience and perspective of both Ron Hall and Denver Moore, is filled with opposed themes that parallel life across America today~ rich vs. poor, single vs. married, black vs. white, life in upper class society vs. homelessness. Because of the determination and grit of Deborah Hall in bringing her husband alongside her valiant efforts to change the stigma associated with homelessness, lives are radically changed from a destination of poverty to a life of hope, power and abiding love! This compelling true story created a tension within my soul leaving me no choice but to find personal application. I laughed; I cried; I pitied and rejoiced; and by the close of the book I determined to not let this book just be a good read; rather, I must see others less fortunate that me through the eyes of God, and treat them as I want to be treated. same kind of different As me renewed my confidence in the American spirit of life, liberty and love for all mankind. It motivated me to see the needs in my own community and to determine to do my part to break down racial walls. From a plantation in Louisiana to a Hollywood home and New York art gallery, friendship between the forgotten and the affluent is formed by the power of God and the relentless faith and love of one woman! Not only do I recommend that everyone read this book, I feel it should be required reading in schools all across America (if not the world) as a testimony of the existence of racism and the potential for peace if racism were eradicated!

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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Making a comeback...

...real soon! Been on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic and cannot wait to blog about it! Stay tuned....