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These are the children of Bar Elias

My Irish friend and photojournalist, Stephen Boyle, once posted on Facebook, and I paraphrase:

Whenever you enter any refugee camp, the children come running to you eager to have their photo taken.

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My Middle East Adventure

Your support makes a big difference for Syrian refugees

Last Sunday, I traveled to northern Jordan to visit Syrian refugee families whose homes had been rehabilitated through the support of Canadian Lutherans and the Canadian government. 236 more words

Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR)

The Great Migration

One million people, all are driftwood;

Floating miles away from home.

Lebanon, bless her, gladly welcomes

Though herself, she’s only small.

Such pain, I just cannot imagine…

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Poetry

We each have our own war to fight and struggles to overcome. We need to choose our battles. And life goes on. Even so, we must not turn a blind eye to Syria, as we go about our daily lives...

“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” 

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For the love of Cake, Syria and Jesus..

I love making cakes. I love the swooshing motion red velvet batter makes when I blend all the ingredients together with my hand held electric mixer. 678 more words