Love is Worth Fighting For

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Above: Abdul Hakim and Mehwish, a couple protected by the Love Commandos. [Source] We say ‘love is worth fighting for’ but how many of us would actually do it? What kind of love would we really fight for — the love of a parent, a child, a spouse or a friend? Unrequited…

Remote Rescue

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Above: I have set up a donation site to help with the costs of this rescue. If you would like to help please click here. The last couple weeks have felt like I was in the middle of a tornado, tossed about. In my post of Sept. 7th, I thought I was…

tigeres

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i walked with you through the garden of uncertainty where the weeping willows sway, where the sun stays trapped in twilight — we interlocked. we waited while the armies marched, while the sirens sang, and the waves threatened to crush the rocks. we waited until the fog sliced; till the sun showed…

The Extra Lap

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Above: Odysseus strengthening himself against the sirens. [original source] After writing the last post the magnitude of the situation really hit me and it felt like I was in a runaway train, speeding down the tracks, about to crash into another train if the tracks weren’t switched. How could I bring all…

Keeping the Faith

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These past few weeks have been,well there really aren’t words for it — stressful, challenging, tumultuous… none of them really describe it the daily feeling of living on quicksand, of never having a safe, solid place to stand, of constantly rolling with the punches, shifting gears and carrying on. People say I’m…