Opening the Doors…

‘No one puts their children in a boat unless the water is safer than the land.’ Warden Shire

The news has been harrowing. We learnt of the deaths of four members of the same family who died crossing the channel. How can this be allowed to happen? There must be another way. There are NO excuses. In the words of novelist and former refugee Dina Nayeri : ‘It is the obligation of every person born in a safer room to open the door when someone in danger knocks.’

Found Again

There is sunlight on the leaves 
And in distant fields, children play.
Voices carry on the wind,
Bringing a piercing reminder 
That life goes on,
Even when for some
The light has gone out,
And left nothing but broken hearts.
Will there ever be a tomorrow 
As normal again as yesterday?
Somehow, we have to believe
That, one day
Sorrow will fall away,
And in another place
All that is lost will be found again,
Love will find its way home to us,
And the world hereafter
Will be better
Than it ever was before.

L.M.H.

Author: Lyn Halvorsen

Blogger. Author. Follower of all things inspirational and pursuing the gentler side of life.

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