The ideas in this book may be hazardous to your health. "When I feed hungry children, they call me a saint. When I ask, 'Why are children hungry,' they call me a communist." That's how Brazilian bishop Dom Helder Camara said it. Bringing change to the world is risky business. In Touching The Rainbow Ground visionary missionary and award-winning videographer Paul Weiss describes a journey in which he learned that his vision of feeding poor, hungry children alienated friends, family and, especially, those whose power and wealth maintain the system that keeps children hungry. The 8 Steps to Hope outlined in Touching The Rainbow Ground slowly became clear as he traveled from the affluence of his hometown of Santa Barbara to a leper colony in the Philippines to the Tijuana garbage dump and from the jungles of Guatemala to the ghettos of Washington, DC. Touching is a primer for students, ministers, teachers and nonprofit staff on how to make their dreams of creating a better world come true.