Saturday, March 18, 2006

A Dark Anniversary

As we continue the death march of the Iraq war into a fourth year this week, let us mourn for over 33,000 innocent civilian lives along with over 2,300 US service men and women...all someone's loved one...all lost.

Please visit Baghdad Burning, a blog that I read regularly from one young Iraqi woman's perspective living in the midst of the horrors of war.

Let us pray for peace on this dark anniversary.


Blogger pearl said...

A part of me can't even believe this is where we are today. I think back to March 2003 and how then I truly believed we wouldn't go to war. It was just craziness, right? Oh, I was so terribly wrong. And all the things I featred would happen--knew would happen--are happening.

It truly takes faith to pray for peace in Iraq. On many a day I can't find it, not for this.

Thank you for lighting a candle.

6:56 PM  
Blogger juniper68 said...

Hi Tonya,
Thanks for this and for the previous post - that conference you attended in DC sounds amazing!
I got a note from you a while back and would love to put you on the mailing list for Women of the 14th Moon, but dont know how to reach you for real.
You can email me at rev (dot ) brownell a t gmail dot com
Many blessings,

10:02 PM  
Blogger Sculpin said...

Hi, Tonya!

I thought of you when reading this webpage today:

"Sudan, Chad, Oil and Genocide"

Alas, no mention of the Congo -- at least in this article. But it's the first in a series.

10:56 AM  

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