Decisions… we all face them. For many of us, we will never face the same life & death decisions that many face around the world today as they are forced to make tough decisions as a refugee fleeing war or persecution.
You can however, step into their story in a sense. A new app has been [...]
HERO: Herbert Lord
Years Fighting: (In Korea) 1910-1935 and 1948-1951
Hero ID: The Commissioner
Mission: Serve TSA as a pioneer Officer in Korea, Never Abandon your Post
Strength: Advocacy, Courage in the face of death, Sacrifice
Commissioner Lord is probably the least known of all our heroes we’ve profiled. If you Google his name, you’ll find very little information, if [...]
[ March 26, 2010; ] March Focus on Peace and Conflict
Peace and conflict are found at the borders of countries, between provinces, states and almost any boundary you can think of.
In my neighbourhood there is a north side and a south side, even though I can walk the entire perimeter of my neighbourhood in about 25minutes. There is just [...]
[ March 19, 2010; ] March Focus on Peace and Conflict
THE PEACE MAKERS
“Go now to make a difference in this broken world.
May you all hold each human life in the same regard as your own.
May you bring peace to the lives of others.
May God’s loving Spirit go with you and guide you this day and always.”
(Prayer by The Rev. [...]
[ March 12, 2010; ] March Focus on Peace & Conflict
WEAPONS: A DEADLY TRADE
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. The world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the [...]
[ March 5, 2010; ]
March Focus on Peace & Conflict
Children are amongst the first casualties of war. In war-affected communities children are vulnerable and are often orphaned. Conflict destroys buildings, infrastructure and communities; and children are left without family, access to food, medical assistance, or education. Armed military groups target children and round them up by force, putting them to work as [...]