Tag Archives: Human Rights

10 December: Human Rights for ALLLLLLLLLL!!

It’s December 10th, the day the world sets aside to highlight human rights. Once again, here’s Virginia’s Advent post-a-day Human Rights blog. We often think of the lack of human rights in far away places, but this year there are … Continue reading

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Charlottesville: Standing Against Hatred

Here in Virginia our hearts are wobbling after senseless bigoted violence pounded the city of Charlottesville. Nestled in beautiful Shenandoah and Blue Ridge Appalachian mountains, this is where Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia. I spent four years as … Continue reading

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Life, Liberty & …Death to the Little Ones??

Tomorrow many folks of many faiths will fill the streets of Washington, D.C. to raise awareness for unborn little ones in the 2017 March for Life. I realize the issue of abortion pushes emotional buttons, but here are my thoughts … Continue reading

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Human Rights, Human Rights!!!!

Dashing about the mad ‘get-everything-ready’ holiday rush, it’s difficult to slow down to think about – Human Rights??  But today back in 1948 a war weary world came together  to ratify the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  (Click here to … Continue reading

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…serving others (in difficult places) …

On Holy Thursday we reflect upon Jesus washing the disciples’ feet – and how He asks us to Do The Same for those around us. This can be particularly challenging when we are placed in difficult circumstances… While a Catholic … Continue reading

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Life, faith & love: Oscar Romero (24 March 1980)

Sometimes our faith comes with a price – an expensive exchange if we’re serious about it.  Really serious like Archbishop Oscar Romero, who in faith raised his voice against the injustices pervading El Salvador around him & paid with his … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day (a photo journey…)

Today we celebrate women & women’s rights as International Women’s Day 2013 activities highlight progress & continued challenges around the world.  I am so very blessed to have so many amazing women who impacted my life (click here to read … Continue reading

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