heroes of hurricane harvey

The devastation flooded our televisions as we watched first responders and every day heroes help victims of Hurricane Harvey.  Their heroic actions reveal the best in us.  Let me share three revealing lessons from the heroes of Hurricane Harvey. Lesson 1:  Rescue requires risk. 27 trillion tons of water fell on Texas and Louisiana.  That’s…

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By Justina Uram-Mubangu Justina is the Executive Director of Good Samaritan Advocates, an affiliated Gospel Justice Center in the Washington DC area.  This article was published as the feature story in the October 2014 edition of the Virginia Lawyer magazine, the official publication of the Virginia State Bar. I’ll never forget the first time I…

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We all love heroes.  But true heroes do not don capes, leap buildings, have titanium claws, or sling webs.  True heroes often do ordinary, yet extraordinary work.  True heroes do not look for glory or dream of who will play them in the next summer blockbuster.  True heroes are humble servants who care more about…

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