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by Tayi
Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:51 am
Forum: Offbeat Topics
Topic: Virgin birth or parthenogenesis
Replies: 3
Views: 4112

Re: Virgin birth or parthenogenesis

Woh! Very interesting article Gelin! Thanks for sharing it.
Tidodo, ou genlè te bliye Guy se yon bon chachèdkont! :-)
by Tayi
Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:34 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 2
Views: 1695

Re: Happy New Year

Thank you Shella! Happy 2015 to you and to your family and to all the Ann Pale family! I am so blessed for having stumbled upon this site a few years ago to meet this family. Guy, thanks again for this initiative and in a special way for having organized the last reunion in which I was able to put a...
by Tayi
Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:29 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale
Replies: 11
Views: 2706

Re: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale

Mèsi Frantz ak Shelony pou bèl mo ankourajman nou! Tidodo m kontan anpil pou gwo kokenn chenn travay sa a w ap fè nan Jeremi. Monchè kolaborasyon moun yo pa toujou fasil, men pa dekouraje paske w ap ede anpil moun ki san vwa e ki san mwayen. Sektè medikal la se youn nan sa ki bezwen plis atansyon an...
by Tayi
Fri Dec 26, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: So Happy To Be Back!
Replies: 7
Views: 3733

Re: So Happy To Be Back!

Guy, do you realize that your reply to Marilyn was registered under Marilyn's name?
by Tayi
Fri Dec 26, 2014 11:54 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale
Replies: 11
Views: 2706

Re: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale

Kè poze pou nou tout nan fanmi an! Mwen kontan anpil prezans nou nan kay la. Pou kontinye ak lis Jaf la, depi dènye fwa nou te reyini: Mwen te òdone pè an Ayiti! Jiskaprezan se Ayiti m ap frape. Mwen kontan la malgre tout fristasyon mwen jwenn nan move jesyon peyi a, nan mank jistis pou pòv yo, nan ...
by Tayi
Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: I missed you AP
Replies: 2
Views: 1778

I missed you AP

It never felt right leaving AP behind. I was kind of sad when it was closed even with the newer Facebook page. Even though the traffic here is not very high I still like this place, this university. I just wanted to say that I missed it here, and that I am glad to be back! I have some unfinished bus...
by Tayi
Sun Jul 18, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Haiti Diaspora Concerns
Topic: The Diaspora needs to organize and build the country.
Replies: 1
Views: 1205

And remember January 12. Senou that was a beautiful reflection on your part. I can sense the fire in your passion. I appreciate that you put action as priority in this dialogue. That initiative sounds like an exciting idea but It would be good to get all diaspora together to discuss these issues, in...
by Tayi
Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Quote of the day
Replies: 3
Views: 2186

Ouch. I must express my disappointment when I hear Preval mention the necessary elements for development and reconstruction. He talked about infrastructure (good), education (good), contribution of the diaspora (good) BUT he never mentioned AGRICULTURE!!!!!!! I feel like all the things above are jus...
by Tayi
Sat Mar 27, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: I Made It to Haiti!
Replies: 7
Views: 3870

Thanks Kathy! Glad you can take it :-)

I came back to Haiti Mid March and am still here. May be coming home next week, God willing, when I can hare about this trip.

Kenbe la fanmi mwen yo!
Ayiti bezwen nou ANPIL. Li pap leve kanpe san nou.

Tayi
by Tayi
Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Voodooist attack at ceremony for Haiti victims
Replies: 16
Views: 4525

[quote]I always believed that every" Monotheist" Religion is based on violence...[/quote] Naive overstatement. I think there are instances of violence in the Good Book, but not to the point of saying the whole religion is based on violence as if violence were the cause or essence of the religion. If...
by Tayi
Sat Feb 27, 2010 12:08 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: The Chile 8.8 Earthquake
Replies: 0
Views: 1451

The Chile 8.8 Earthquake

Wow. I am shocked by the news that Chile has just been hit by an 8.8 earthquake. I pray for Chile, and I pray that the tsunami will not come to pass. I have a couple friends that live in Chile but haven't heard form them yet. I hope they are okay. Quick question: The Haiti quake was 7.0. This one is...
by Tayi
Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Fault Lines - Haiti: The politics of rebuilding
Replies: 1
Views: 1605

I watched this video and was so happy with it that I quickly shared it on Facebook and on my blog. I love what it has to say. Seems to be what some of us have been saying here... Here is another interesting article along a similar line of thought: Can Haiti Be Sustainable? By Eric Michael Johnson ht...
by Tayi
Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haiti and the Loan that Wasn't
Replies: 1
Views: 1258

Haiti and the Loan that Wasn't

... What happened was that, after the first coup d'etat and reinstatement of Aristide in late 1994, his term ended in 1996. There was then five years of René Préval (who is also President today). In 2000 Aristide once again won overwhelmingly in the Haitian elections. $146 million dollars of aid fro...
by Tayi
Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: American Charities Raise $709-Million for Haiti Relief
Replies: 11
Views: 5032

[quote]oh my God, even Tayi gets angry![/quote]
Oh my brother, you have no idea! :-)
I DO believe in righteous anger (Remember Jesus throwing the tables over in the temple...).

I'll share an angry story soon in a different thread. :-)
by Tayi
Tue Feb 16, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: American Charities Raise $709-Million for Haiti Relief
Replies: 11
Views: 5032

I was throwing a fit when I was reading the questions that those punks, I mean, researchers were asking but then I read Fr. Marc's quick response with his own questions, and I felt so satisfied! Yeah, Father, you tell 'em!

Guy, I am thinking of getting that book now that I see it on here...

Tayi
by Tayi
Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:13 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: I Made It to Haiti!
Replies: 7
Views: 3870

As I have noted numerous times before, it is I who am honored by your brotherhood and "mentorhood", Guy. I knew it would be a bit heavy on Christ for the audience of AnnPale and WOH as I copied directly from my blog (I forgot to mention that in the post. Can one self-plagiarize?) : louishaiti.blogsp...
by Tayi
Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:54 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: I Made It to Haiti!
Replies: 7
Views: 3870

One Month Later

One month later… Who could not be moved by the sight of the thousands of Haitians dancing, jumping, waving their hands and praising God this day on the one-month anniversary of the disastrous quake that happened on January 12! What a beautiful sight! What hope! What resilience! Yes they were also mo...
by Tayi
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14067

Guy,

If you could run for office, I would vote for you. :-)

Tayi
by Tayi
Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:52 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: I Made It to Haiti!
Replies: 7
Views: 3870

I Made It to Haiti!

Hello friends! I just wanted to touch base quickly to let you know that I made it back to Ayiti Cheri. I was able to see with my own eyes our dear motherland. I flew to Santo Domingo and took a taxi (6 hour drive to the border). From the border my brother and cousin picked up my group and drove us t...
by Tayi
Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:06 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14067

Guy, did you mean 10 departments (Nippes)?

Tayi

I am happy to announce that I will be able, God willing, to see things with my own eyes this upcoming week in Haiti. Pray for me friends.
by Tayi
Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14067

Shelony, Thank you for your heartfelt sharing. I think of you and Leogane often. I was just in Mexico City (they love us there. They had a devastating quake in 1985, so they know the pain) fundraising for our small mission in Haiti to take more orphans in our home in Miragoane which miraculously is ...
by Tayi
Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:34 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Stop treating these people like savages
Replies: 1
Views: 1350

First hand account from Ellen in Haiti (a missionary aquaintance): [quote]I saw only two men looting, and no violence whatsoever. There are HUGE lines at all of the wire transfer places that have opened up. There are HUGE lines of people waiting for food at Champs Mars. In all places, I saw people i...
by Tayi
Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:29 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14067

I wrote a few thoughts on rebuilding...

Rebuilding Haiti I am writing simply as a son of Haiti who loves her dearly, who has never lost hope in her and who is committed to her so much more firmly. I will list some bullet points that I think should make a minimum of a rebuilding plan. It is not exhaustive; there are many other factors to c...
by Tayi
Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Chavez annule la dette d'Haïti dans le cadre de Petrocaribe
Replies: 2
Views: 1097

[quote]La ministre française de l'Economie, Christine Lagarde, avait dit qu'elle ferait une demande en ce sens aux autorités vénézuéliennes. [/quote] Ironic. [quote]"Haiti n'a pas de dette avec le Venezuela, c'est plutôt le Venezuela qui a une dette historique envers Haiti", a ajouté M. Chavez.[/quo...
by Tayi
Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:01 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Rudy Monpierre (Widy) in solidarity concert for Haiti
Replies: 1
Views: 1169

Mèsi anpil Widy! Ansanm, n ap rive byen lwen.
by Tayi
Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:36 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14067

Guy,

I could not agree with you more! I have been thinking exactly along those lines of rebuilding...

More to come.

Tayi
by Tayi
Sun Jan 24, 2010 2:08 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Some Frank Talk About Haiti
Replies: 0
Views: 1320

Some Frank Talk About Haiti

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/21/opinion/21kristof.html January 21, 2010 OP-ED COLUMNIST Some Frank Talk About Haiti By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF On my blog, a woman named Mona pointed to Haitian corruption and declared: “I won't send money because I know what will happen to it.” Another reader attribute...
by Tayi
Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Message du Ministère des Haïtiens Vivant à l'Etranger
Replies: 1
Views: 953

Merci Edwin. L'Union fait la force! L'heure a vraiment sonné!

Tayi
by Tayi
Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:45 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: The fault line in Haiti runs straight to France
Replies: 4
Views: 1444

[quote]In the wake of last week's earthquake, the effect of which has been so brutally magnified by Haiti's economic fragility, there have been renewed calls for France to honour its moral debt. There is no chance that it will do so. The view from the Élysée is that the case was closed in 1885. In 2...
by Tayi
Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haiti's elite hold nation's future in their hands
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

Not sure how to feel.

Tayi
by Tayi
Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:14 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: A plan to reconstruct my country
Replies: 1
Views: 1370

I appreciate the fact that the reconstruction project is no quick-fix. We do not have the luxury of simplistic solutions. We must ALL participate in the rebuilding of our nation in anyway possible. It is a duty.

Tayi
by Tayi
Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Senegal offers land to Haitians
Replies: 2
Views: 2903

I too am completely blown away by this beautiful act of human solidarity. How absolutely loving. I do hope we can have some official "Thank You" from our people to Senegal.

Thank you Senegal.

May our solidarity only grow from here on.

Tayi
by Tayi
Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Oh my Leogane!
Replies: 8
Views: 2149

Actually I just started a new thread called "Signs of Hope" where I posted that update.

Tayi
by Tayi
Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:03 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Signs of Hope
Replies: 0
Views: 1458

Signs of Hope

Here is a beautiful update from our team on the grounds in Duverger, Miragoâne: [quote]Almost every person I talked to yesterday said they were hopeless. All day I walked around quietly, afraid to be too joyful, because well, I have the States to go home to. No one wanted to talk. Even while we play...
by Tayi
Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Oh my Leogane!
Replies: 8
Views: 2149

Guy, I haven't heard much from the center of Miragoane, but from our small section in the mission (troisième section de Miragoâne, in Duverger and Dandann) we have been getting constant updates from our dear Johnna who is a missionary there. It looks like most people there have been spared (all of t...
by Tayi
Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Oh my Leogane!
Replies: 8
Views: 2149

I am so sorry Shelony. No one knows quite what to say. But I know we need to all stick together because we been left to one another to love, to care for, to help. Do not lose hope. One thing I realize is that many of our beloved family (all is family related or not) are in great despair. They are in...
by Tayi
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:55 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: AVIS DE DECES
Replies: 11
Views: 2558

So far I have lost a precious little cousin in a sad, sad way. I will always remember you Nashtabie. I love you.

Tayi
by Tayi
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:48 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: T-Mobile USA Waives Call Charges to and From Haiti
Replies: 6
Views: 3232

Thank you T-mobile!
by Tayi
Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:43 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: AVIS DE DECES
Replies: 11
Views: 2558

Kenbe la fanmi!
Tayi
by Tayi
Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

This is from our contact in Fond-des-Blancs:
"There are some bad spots but we have clear access between here and PaP. Hope that helps!"

Tayi
by Tayi
Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:09 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

Does anyone know the about the condition of the road from PAP to Miragoane? I know Cayes is not looking great.

Tayi
by Tayi
Wed Jan 13, 2010 5:51 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

Update Wed. 1/13/10 at 5:50AM

Looks like digicel phone lines are now open, but they will need phone cards. You can recharge for them at the digiel website online with a credit card.

God bless!
by Tayi
Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:56 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

Update from Fond-des-Blancs

Here is an update from a friend in Fond-des-Blancs: "Just a quick note to let everyone know that we are safe and sound in Fond des Blancs. We certainly felt the earthquake but we haven't experienced the damage and loss of life that Port au Prince has. Our visitors from the Boston area were on the ro...
by Tayi
Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:02 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

From CNN's ireport private individual by the name DanShoe: "Very unfortunate situation in Haiti. However, the south of Haiti was not hit. Slight tremors is all. Les Cayes is fine and undamaged."

Tayi
P.S. Zanfanginen I am praying for your family.
by Tayi
Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

Thank God no damage in Cayes.
Has anyone heard from people in the Miragoane area? My mission is there in the mountains (3rd section) and there has been no word.

Tayi
by Tayi
Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

I spoke to my brother earlier who was crying but then assured me my family was OK. But he added "Pòtoprens kraze, Tayi. Pòtoprens kraze!" He was gathered with a bunch of people in an open field because they were afraid of the collapsing houses.

Keep praying.

Tayi
by Tayi
Tue Jan 12, 2010 7:23 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

If you are trying to reach your family on voila and digicel phones, probably won't happen. Maybe text messages might reach them but they will not be able to call you bak. Your best best is to call Haitel numbers.

Keep praying.
by Tayi
Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

more recent data

by Tayi
Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 11694

Earthquake in Haiti

7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Haiti, Tsunami Alert Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CBS)--A strong earthquake has hit the impoverished country of Haiti where a hospital has collapsed and people are screaming for help. According to CNN the area is also under a Tsunami alert for the Dominican Republic... Get th...
by Tayi
Fri Jan 08, 2010 12:52 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The biblical account of creation: reality or fantasy?
Replies: 26
Views: 10872

What would I do without my brother, Guy?! :-) You're right, there is a typo. It should have read "Surrendering in love does NOT make one irrational." Rather that act is beyond rationality--almost (if not entirely) beyond one's control although that does not make it IRrational. That is true for human...