Syria and the Limits of Human Compassion

The image of three year old Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body laying face down on the shores of Turkey haunts me. I cannot stand it. As a mother of two young children myself, I look at him and I want to howl. I want to scream. I want to shake my fists at the heaven and …

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#AllOurChildren

Picture this: You have just found out you are pregnant. Only four weeks along at this point. You go home to give the news to your husband who is absolutely ecstatic. He wants twin boys, you desperately want a girl. Either way, it really doesn’t matter – all you really want and hope is for …

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