What saddens me the most

I was visiting with my mother and kids to see my mother in-law on a unusual warm Friday afternoon. After the visit we visited our old neighborhood near Connor and Jefferson in Detroit. We visited my mom’s Goddaughter at her house not to far away.  On our way it was sad to see so many abandoned buildings and vacant lots. When we were visiting her, she mentioned that a woman’s body had just been found the day before in back of an elementary school. It saddens my heart deeply to see one of my childhood neighborhoods go down in ruins. I remember going to a summer program in a Church on the corner of Jefferson and Essex. When we passed on that day it read “Please pray for us.” And I do every time I think about the conditions that I saw on that day. I ask you that you...