A reflection by one who came to our shores seeking Asylum. Sha is a member of the minority Hazara in Afghanistan.
22 Earth Day
Our cries of “Hosanna” must echo the cries for freedom and liberation of those detained because they seek refuge and asylum in our land.
This week will not be Holy unless we refuse to crucify the innocent.
This week will not be Holy unless we break bread and drink wine with the poor and abandoned of our community.
This week will not be Holy unless we walk the passion of the earth.
This week will be Holy if we commit to act justly, love tenderly and walk humbly with all that is sacred.
Religious Holidays 2015: An Interfaith Calendar (Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim And More) (PHOTOS)
Criteria for selection
- Quality of idea. Unique and original concepts are encouraged. Projects should be sustainable, maintaining interest over 50 posts. (Assessed by 150-word pitch.)
- Quality of writing. Applicants with strong existing online and social media writing will be favoured, although this need not be extensive. (Assessed by link/s to applicant’s writing available online.)
Well,readers, what do you suggest I chose as a focus for this grant application? I have done my social media homework and have signed up to follow two of the judges via Twitter and sent a friend request to Philip Thiel, even though we only have one mutual friend.
Thinking along lines of ‘Images That Open Your Eyes” with regular blogs from my daily observations through my phone lens.
Another thought is a series on the street that make up my work and home life. Quirky history, personalities and images!!
So, let the conversation begin!!