Thursday, December 27, 2007

Faith in the Future

Tim (of the nameless blog) posts about the New Orleans pioneers this Christmas and their belief in the rebirth of the beautiful city.

Yes, we struggle on. We want for so many things in New Orleans, but not the frivolous fare hawked this time of year—not flat-screen TVs, diamond jewelry and xbox gadgetry. We are still trying to get back the basic things that make a community viable, livable and prosperous. We struggle for schools, for hospitals, for basic, decent housing for the poor and elderly.

But here is something we have in abundance: faith

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