“Not one of you truly believes until you wish for others what you wish for yourself.”
Something I learned from public school was that not everybody has the same opportunities as you, and some people have more opportunities. I learned about different cultures of my friends who are not from the Unites States, and I also learned to become friends with people I normally wouldn’t be friends with.
Join the DC Faith Leaders Summit Twitter Chat (#DCFAITH) next Thursday, Feb 7th at 3:00pm. The #DCFaith Twitter Chat will be a pre-conference chat to get the interfaith community on twitter engaged around challenges and successes of interfaith dialogue, interfaith organizing and engaging youth/young adults.
Around the world and within the US, human sex-trafficking is occurring. There are as many as 27 million slaves in the world. 200,000 are American children. We have those who suffer from poverty, unfairly neglected by the government and unable to receive minimal housing, food, and education. Those who suffer from ailments not covered under their health benefits.
Originally posted on What's Not Wrong?:
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