It’s been just over a week since the horror of the Paris attacks. My heart aches for the people of that beautiful, bright, vibrant city. May the people of Paris (and Mali and Brussels) rise to overcome this terrible wound with brave hearts. In the immediate aftermath of the Paris attacks, I began to read … Continue reading Paris
This September, I joined a neighbourhood group that plans to privately sponsor a Syrian refugee family. Our group is one of many across this country, intent on coming together to do our small part to give a desperate family a new life, new hope, new beginnings, in a new country. I’m feeling pretty fortunate to … Continue reading Leaving home to find it anew
The Journey from Syria to Canada Across this country, groups of citizens are coalescing to do their small part to help offer a new life to desperate and displaced Syrian families fleeing the unfathomable and escalating crisis in their country. I’m one member of a neighbourhood group that has come together to privately sponsor … Continue reading Start Here: why this Blog?