One American family’s mission to rescue civilians in Mosul

June 22, 2017

MOSul David Eubank

One American family’s mission to rescue civilians in Mosul

 

David Eubank spent 10 years in the Army Special Forces. These days he’s an aid worker with a relief group he founded called the Free Burma .

https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-06-21/one-american-familys-mission-rescue-civilians-mosul

and

http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/david-eubank-relief-hero-saves/2017/06/22/id/797550/

 

Shining a light in the darkness

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light in the darkness

A man-made disaster: Inside South Sudan’s famine crisis with David Shearer

June 14, 2017

Sudan (south)

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2017/05/a-man-made-disaster-inside-south-sudan-s-famine-crisis-with-david-shearer.html

and

https://twitter.com/michaelmorrah?lang=en

PS

Also see Kiwi in a land of war and hunger from the NZ Herald

Headway Acute Trauma Support

June 6, 2017

New Zealand Red Cross in Sudan

May 20, 2017

A Young Kiwi Nurse

from

https://foreigncorrspondent.wordpress.com/2017/05/20/new-zealand-red-cross-in-sudan/

A Kiwi Red Cross nurse working in South Sudan has described the moment the hospital she’d been working in was hit by rockets and heavy gunfire.

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/05/kiwi-red-cross-nurse-describes-south-sudan-horror.html

https://www.redcross.org.nz/stories/overseas/blog-gunshots-and-gumboots-saving-lives-south-sudan/

https://www.redcross.org.nz/stories/overseas/blog-gunshots-and-gumboots-saving-lives-south-sudan/

and

“Ordinary” people making an extra-ordinary  difference, shining a light in a sometimes very dark world

picture from

https://foreigncorrspondent.wordpress.com/

 

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Bonhoeffer in China

May 18, 2017

“THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING

An interview

http://www.plough.com/en/topics/faith/witness/bonhoeffer-in-china

Also see

https://amazingchina.wordpress.com/tag/dietrich-bonhoeffer/

‘Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless.Not to speak is to speak.Not to act is to act.’

– Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Also see

https://sojo.net/articles/11-bonhoeffer-quotes-remember-pastor-who-resisted-evil-unto-death

and

https://bonhoefferblog.wordpress.com/2010/06/16/dietrich-bonhoeffer-and-resistance-to-evil/

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Thank you, cancer: Jake Bailey reveals his extraordinary story in his new book What cancer taught me

May 17, 2017

“THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11854911

and

https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com

Jake Bailey’s powerful valedictory speech as he recovered from cancer made headlines around the world. In this extract from his new book, Bailey reveals the ways in which the disease gave him unexpected gifts.

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Don’t worry about the world ending today…

as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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“TBI upsets life on multiple levels: physical, psychological, social, and even spiritual. TBI affects the roots of who we are — our ability to think, to communicate …”

May 13, 2017

Beyond Forgiving : Two South Africans Share Their Story of Healing

April 18, 2017

“I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”

April 7, 2017
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Ahmed Kathrada: A life built on eradicating racism and inequality

March 28, 2017

Nelson Mandela: My Inspiration (and "Inspirator")

Ahmed Mohamed “Kathy” Kathrada spent most of his life involved in the struggle against apartheid and other injustices.

Source: Ahmed Kathrada: A life built on eradicating racism and inequality

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