So as some of you may know, it’s refugee week this week (June 17th to june 24th) and it’s a week of celebration to give thanks to what refugees have given to our country through generations, ‘you, me and those who came before’ (this years theme). To give thanks to the doctors, surgeons and nurses […]
I spent the last month and a half in a yurt in the mountains near Sanremo, Italy. I puttered around drinking tea, cooking food, talking to the dog and walking up and down the nearby hills. Every once in awhile the neighbors stopped by to check on me and see if I was getting out […]
Talking about how Philadelphia, The Penn State Extension Center and the Novick Urban Farm will run my life nowadays.
WordPress continues to censor blogs that it deems inappropriate. By Peter D’Abrosca A blog that posted statistics about Muslims has been squashed from WordPress in an apparent effort to censor information that might portray the “religion of peace” in a negative light. The site, called muslimstatistics.wordpress.com was suspended for an alleged terms of service violation: […]
“Every year there’s a new temperature record, it’s getting worse and worse and you feel like a broken record saying it. This should be the number one urgent conversation happening right now because it’s not just going to be Alaska, it’s going to be other communities all over the US”
The London Cross Cultural Learner Centre (CCLC) is out to bust some myths about immigration. That’s one of the main goals for the local non-profit that provides services and support to newcomers as the organization prepares to host its annual Life as a Refugee event on Thursday, which is World Refugee Day. The topic of […]
Disclaimer: I received free entry to World Refugee Day 5k race as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! The American Refugee Committee (ARC) is an international humanitarian organization that works to create conditions for refugees and displaced […]
A book about hope and forgiveness which will stay with you forever!
8th May Across four months’ travel in India and Nepal one constant, which might not have had the attention it deserves in my blog so far, is the friendliness of the people we’ve encountered everywhere we’ve been. From Kerala to Pokhara people have welcomed us into their country, their town, sometimes their homes, and made […]
“Sexual orientation is not a fashion statement. It’s an important attribute of one’s personality. All people are entitled to autonomy over their sexual expression.”
Author: Ruta Sepetys Genre: Historical Fiction Pagecount: 393 pages My Rating: 5/5 ☆ Salt to the Sea reminded me once again why I love Historical Fiction.
A Good Samaritan is the hero of a biblical parable. Good Samaritan laws in many states protect their acts of caring from liability. Good Samaritan is an idiom for someone who acts out of compassion, not for reward. For Good Samaritans to exist, there must be hapless, suffering victims, of which there is no shortage. […]
“A party that supports abortion over Life, illegals aliens over its citizens, and refugees over its veterans is going to lecture me on morals. Don’t think so.”
A man linked to far-right extremist groups who have already planted a homemade bomb in front of a home for asylum seekers is suspected of murdering a German politician this month, said sources of security. The man arrested last weekend in connection with the shooting of Walter Lübcke, would have been associated with the militant […]