Hearts bond through stories. Stories of experiences we share with others. Narratives committed to the pages of books that become the stories travelers read on airplanes. Most importantly the stories we tell our children. Continue reading “Valentine’s Day Message”
Book Drive to Benefit AMSB!
Please join us for a Book Drive in St. Charles, Illinois on Saturday, 15 October 2016!
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Children of Prisoners
For years we have talked about getting tough on crime. Usually that meant long prison sentences. If we incarcerated those who commit crime, our communities will be safer, and we have made a statement that we will not tolerate behavior like that the convicted committed was our reasoning. Continue reading “Children of Prisoners”
When a crime occurs, we often talk about getting justice for the victims. Too often, this sounds like revenge. I have wondered if it might be more helpful to talk about mercy or justice with mercy. Continue reading “Mercy”
Our Volunteers Out Did Themselves
This year we mailed 4,000 cards signed by our volunteers. Another 4,100 signed cards were sent to jails and prisons to be passed out one to each person confined there. And we provided at least 3500 unsigned cards to people imprisoned in jails and prisons so they had something to send their loved ones. Continue reading “Our Volunteers Out Did Themselves”