Not Lepers

Not Lepers- By Anna Waldherr at A Lawyers Prayers.

A Lawyer's Prayers

Youth Center at Shaw Air Force Base, SC, Author Airman 1st Class Diana Cossaboom, Source Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (ID 140225-F-OG534-916), (PD as work product of federal govt.)

And behold, a leper came and worshiped Him, saying, ‘Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean’ ” (Matthew 8: 2).

Poor Start

Once the way out of poverty, education is no longer seen as paving the road to a viable future.

With inner city schools devastated, children are no longer provided the tools necessary to cope with an adult world.  Basic math and language skills (vocabulary, grammar, punctuation) are foreign, as is the idea of gradual, steady improvement.

This is a poor start for anyone.

Few skills

As a result, young people raised in poverty possess few marketable skills.  This includes the “soft” skills of regular attendance and punctuality, associated with job readiness.

Without the opportunity…

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2 thoughts on “Not Lepers

  1. Mary Ann says:

    You are welcome Anna. It is a powerful piece.
    I only wish it was as close to more hearts like yours.
    Imagine a world where every child was cherished.. It is something we have to look forward to 🙂
    Revelation 21

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