While we debate our nation's role as the enforcers of the proper morality of war and weapons of mass destruction, it might serve us to remember that our commitments - and lack of commitments - to global peace greatly help shape our image and standing in the world.
There are a lot of crazy choices you can make in this life, but education is not one of them. Education is the most rationale choice of all. There are times when we choose education for ourselves, and there are times when we have the opportunity to help others make that choice.
Desmond Tutu points out that a solitary human being is a contradiction in terms. Our humanity, as the film brings home, is defined by the quality of our relations: how well we take care of each other, as well as our universal home.
I've just returned from a 7,000 kilometer drive-and-work tour of East Africa and was inspired by the progress at all 15 of our Kenya School Fund projects. In the arid lands of Samburu, Daaba Primary is a dream come true.