Tag Archive: human trafficking

May 07

I’m disturbed!

If you know me at all, you know that I am passionate about freedom – having a choice – for women and girls. Human trafficking is evil and it is all around us. Twitter and the Internet are teeming with #bringbackourgirls – and rightly so! This is a blatant example of devaluing human life and …

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Feb 17

PERILOUS PASSAGES: HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND THE “UNDERGROUND RAILROAD”

Most refugees arriving in China, which are 75 percent women, usually end up in the hands of “brokers”. Brokers are a “necessary evil”, claims Kim, who’s missionary on the Chinese border often deals with brokers to pay for refugees. Once in Kim’s care, the refugees are provided information on how to utilize the “Underground Railroad” to successfully navigate to South Korea.

Jan 23

Book Review: The Forgotten by David Baldacci

This book was a gift. I’ve never read a Baldacci book. A friend thought I would like it because it deals with the issue of human trafficking. She was right!

Jan 21

Human Trafficking

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Oct 02

That divine cry rings in our ears…

[taken from http://www.indybikehiker.com/2012/03/divine-cry-rings-in-our-ears.html] “Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer once found himself walking through the streets of Kolkata, India, so enraged by the poverty that he wanted to scream at God, ‘How can you allow such suffering?’” “Then he came to a powerful realization: ‘In the suffering of the poor God was screaming at me, in fact at all of us and …

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Aug 19

Micah 6:8

do justice, love mercy. walk humbly…

Aug 16

Life is risk

I want to be obedient to God – even if it’s risky. Life is risky. Watch this video by Christine Caine. Well said!

Jul 30

Book review: “A Crime So Monstrous”

The end of slavery cannot wait for the end of poverty.

Mar 26

Will you stand for freedom? Will you sign your name?

If you will take a stand for freedom by signing your name to the following petition to President Obama, click here!   Dear President Obama: On January 1, 2013, our country will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Although slavery is illegal almost everywhere in the world today, it endures at home and …

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Mar 10

Invisible Children’s Real Achievement: There May Never Be Another Rwanda

[Title from Forbes article] If you’ve been under a rock and haven’t seen or heard of #KONY2012, here’s a link. It’s a VERY powerful display of the power of social media. The video has been viewed millions of times in the past few days, when the original goal was only 500,000 views in the year 2012. …

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