Stories of Hope from South Sudan

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Archive for January, 2011

"Let there be Peace on Earth. . ."

Throughout this Christmas season, an old song held new meaning for me: “Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me.” Since returning to the US, I have not stopped thinking about my friends who remain in the Sudan. The celebration of the birth of the Prince of Peace shared space in my mind with the knowledge that January would commence a critical chapter in history for the Sudanese people. As I listened to carols and wrapped presents for my family in Atlanta, I wondered if the crack of gun-shots provided background noise for the Christmas festivities …Continue Reading