London Tower, Afghans in London

From Afghanistan to London

Travel from Afghanistan to London via an article providing an interesting snapshot into the lives, occupations, and culture of educated Afghans abroad. Earlier this month, WordPress Blogger Sayed Basir Mojab published a post titled Afghans in London. It contains interviews with various Afghan men and women who live in the UK, people such as:¬†Nazanin Azimi,¬†…

Sahar

Today, I read the following article in the Irish Times: School Girl Will Not Be Deported to Afghanistan. It is an interesting article about Afghan families abroad. In this case, this student lives and studies in the Netherlands. Sahar Hbrahimgel is in a pre-university track hoping to study medicine. According to the article, written by…

Seed, Soil, and Sunshine

“Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it until it gets the early and late rains. You, too, be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.” James 5:7-8 Pray for laborers as they sow…

What Women’s Hands Hold

Today, in many countries in Eastern Europe and in Asia, International Women’s Day is celebrated. Yet, at the same time, in many countries women are still being oppressed, abused, not respected, not loved. As you think about the women in your life (grandmothers, mothers, aunts, sisters, daughters, friends) pray for Afghan women both in Afghanistan…

Grieved

It grieves our hearts to learn about the deaths of the nine Afghan boys that took place in the Kunar province of Afghanistan.¬† You can read the full story as reported by the Associated Press and the Washington times. Please join us in praying for the families, relatives, and friends of these children. The life…