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May 21st, 2013
Lord, let your love fill the hearts of Palestinian
pupils, teachers and other peacemakers who
endure suffering. Strengthen their character, feed
their hope and lead them in your beautiful,
redeeming, nonviolent ways.
May 21st, 2013
A nieghbor of CPT Hebron was arrested under accusation of stone throwing and was later released.
May 16th, 2013
On May 12, we arrived at Al Fakheit School where we were met by āAl Jazeeraā journalists filming a documentary about the difficulty that children face in getting to school in Occupied Palestine. They told us about one school near East Jerusalem where children have to pass through a sewer pipe to reach their school. As we were describing similar difficulties faced by children in the South Hebron Hills, and the dangers of living in a live firing zone, the headmaster approached us looking crestfallen.
May 15th, 2013
There we were, sitting around a table under bright green grape leaves
and infant grape clusters that protected us from the hot sun. Unusually,
the women outnumbered the men. However, even more unusual was that the first question
came from a woman to me. āI am asking you because you are a woman,ā she said.
āViolence against women happens all over the world. How do you think that we
can change that?ā
May 14th, 2013
Ask for God's grace that the church may undo colonial
oppression by opposing resource extraction at the expense of First Nations, and
by respecting Indian life, lands and waters.
Pray for new Christian Peacemaker Teams delegates to First Nations
territories in Canada.