Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism - completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues.
[Compare this to refugees and the unfairness is glaring]
It says somewhere that abject poverty has no place in a modern city such as Brampton, Ontario.
But, they are so wrong; very wrong.
Call it a shadow. But this reality is substantive. It has human shape and is made up of dreams that have been deferred but are certainly too hard to forget. Lost dreams such as these linger and ought not to be rationalized or explained away.
A very wise old Elder once reminded me that an axle needs only one half a rotation in order to bring the top of any wheel to its lowest place. Faith in each other brings about hopes that each wheel will continue to rotate and that “redemption” can take place.
An ancient looking Baptist Church stands at the corner of Wellington Street and Main Street just a stone’s throw from Brampton’s “Four…
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