Human Rights Are For Children is a picture book of stories for children about children. I have the privilege to cross paths with many children and youth in the work that I do. My question is, how can I share with them some of the stories of children … Continue reading
During the lunch break at the school in Izbat at Tabib a young boy approached me to offer a fistful of salty pretzelsamidst the noise and activity of students at play in the schoolyard.
Hospitality and warmth like this is something I experienced a lot… Continue reading
When I worked for the World Council of Churches I would occasionally leave my desk, break the monotony of sitting in front of the computer responding to hundreds of emails, and retreat to the basement of the Ecumenical Centre (home to the WCC headquart… Continue reading
Some people say, “home is where the heart is.” If this is so, then a huge piece of my heart is in the northern West Bank and with the people I met during my time with EAPPI. “Re-entry” as we call it or “returning to one’s home” can be a j… Continue reading
The Moderator of the United Church shared a message on November 21 about the bombing in Gaza and rockets in Israel as he invited the church to pray. Here is an excerpt:
“No words seem adequate to address the injustice of a situation where so many… Continue reading