Tag Archives: syrian refugees

His name was Alan Kurdi

He drowned in the Mediterranean Sea on Sept. 2, 2015. He was three years-old. Photos of his body on the beach continue to illustrate the refugee crisis in Syria. As the parent of a three year-old, it’s too painful to … Continue reading

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“What you do for the least of these, you do for me.”

On the day the world recognized International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the White House issued a statement that ignored six million murdered Jews, the president signed an executive action that will ensure the deaths of innocent people. The order triggered … Continue reading

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The eighth night of Hanukkah — tonight and 84 years ago

The eighth night of Hanukkah, 84 years ago: 84 years ago, hate, vitriol and racist lies were reaching a fever pitch, sweeping across the land of my ancestors. (http://rarehistoricalphotos.com/menorah-defies-nazi-flag/) We in the United States face unabashed fascism and shameless hate … Continue reading

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Incivility

This week on Facebook I unfriended and blocked one of my best friends from high school. For sometime, it’s been clear we’ve grown in different directions in our lives. He can’t understand the concept of white privilege and I can’t … Continue reading

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The shoes of Aylan Kurdi

Three-year-old Aylan Kurdi died wearing the shoes his parents put on him for his long journey. His clothes were cared for. He was well-nourished. Obviously loved. His parents wanted him to grow up safe, not in a nation split by … Continue reading

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American Christians should be ashamed

If God asks you what you did during this massive refugee crisis, what will you say? You can help Syrian refugees – http://mycause.worldvision.org/team/faithonthefringe

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