Homelessness & Children Family Advocacy Project – ESP772 – 1001 Summer 2018 – Joe Bustillos I created this post as part of a Master’s level course at UNLV that I took for my Nevada teacher credential. The research was inspired by the recent child separation dilemma created by poor policy decisions. Please feel free to ask questions or comments at the bottom of the page. … Continue reading Homelessness & Children
Who, in their right mind, is going to say, “To hell with the kids, let them fend for themselves, who need ’em.” Even those who aren’t comfortable around little ones or who have no desire to have any children of their own are likely to have a soft spot for a precious niece or nephew or adorable neighborhood urchin. For the vast majority of us … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts 24-Article: What Do People Really Mean When They Say… “We Believe that Children Are Our Future?”
“Everybody’s been there, everybody’s been stared down by the enemy, fallen for the fear and done some disappearing, bow down to the mighty, but don’t run, just stop holding your tongue. Maybe there’s a way out of the cage where you live, Maybe one of these days you can let the light in, Show me, how big your brave is.” A pair of nurses at … Continue reading Video Fridays: Brave at U of M Amplatz Children’s Hospital
Trust. Something we have to do as children, but something that is so easily destroyed as life unveils itself to be different from what we imagined it to be in childhood. More than that, what is so precious in a child, trust, is a liability for a teenager and even more so for an adult. When an adult is described as “childlike,” it’s often either … Continue reading Is God Big Enough or Is God Into Micro-Managing?
Matt. 18:1-11 – Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven What an amazing question to ask the Messiah. I have been away from church for quite some time so I guess I’ve forgotten how petty we can be about our “place” in the greater scheme of things. In a certain way I can see how childish the disciples are being with one another and as one … Continue reading Mt18 1-11 – Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven
Matt. 11:16-19 – Children Playing At Life & Missing the Miracles About Them This is such a perfect verse for me today. No matter how life seems to be going I have such an amazing sense of dissatisfaction. I know that Jesus is referring more to how, even though he and John had come fulfilling prophesy, these first century Jews were unable to see what … Continue reading Mt11 16-19 – Children Playing At Life & Missing the Miracles About Them