The world is in pain. While beautiful and marvelous, it is full of suffering and injustice. As we share the stories that matter — the dirty, dingy stories of pain on this planet — we take the first, necessary step towards redemption.
I meet a lot of "closet artists" — creative people who have no outlet to express their art. They're painters posing as accountants and poets playing the part of doctors. Here's what I want to tell each and every one of them: "We need you."
(Photo credit: Kelly Rowland, http://www.flickr.com/photos/kellyrowland/3970942338/)