“All of Humanity Must Know This”

As I worry about things like “Will I be able to play my online game while I’m away from home?” and “How much money can I save?” it’s important to see that there are so many more pressing concerns…

Both so that I am grateful for what I have that I often take for granted, and so that I might take time to give some of my excess to those who are in need.

At the very least, reblogs are free. And all of humanity must know this.

True Boots

Syrian women tell us about their farm outside of Aleppo that was bombed Syrian women tell us about their farm outside of Aleppo that was bombed

It’s been almost six months since I visited the border town of Kilis, Turkey, and met with refugees who’d fled the horrific bombings and gunfire of Syria’s civil war. Most of the men, women, and children I met with had lived in Aleppo, Syria’s most populous city and a world heritage site that has been all but destroyed after more than three years of bombings and siege by the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. Kilis is about 75 miles from Aleppo, and we watched as refugees poured over the border during the short time we were there. Since then, the violence in Syria has only worsened, and the crisis for refugees even more grave.

Yesterday the United Nations’ World Food Programme announced that it is out of money for Syrian refugee families, just as winter is…

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