Category Archives: Reconciliation and healing

These are our children, Part 1

By Deryal Yuksel Meet Hasan, Hatun, Hanna and Ali. They are refugees from Aleppo, Syria. They are lost between two lands, feeling accepted by none. Istanbul’s historic Balat district, is their new playground. Sometimes words in newspaper articles are just not enough for … Continue reading

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TRUE COLORS, Part 4

By Doe West [Note from Kathie: this is post 4 in a four part series  by Dr. Doe West,  award-winning psychologist and pastor. In response to the October 2006 mass shooting at the West Nickel Mines School in the Old … Continue reading

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TRUE COLORS, Part 3

by Doe West  [Note from Kathie: this is post 3 in a four part series  by Dr. Doe West,  award-winning psychologist and pastor. THIS I CAN PROVE: Trees actually begin to show their true colors in autumn. Here’s why: The four … Continue reading

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