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The Asylum Seeker debate is raging in Australia right now. I'm ashamed at the way this country treats refugees and asylum seekers.

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Syrian Refugees: The not so fun Facts Infographic. The Syrian War now enters its 4th year. Millions of Syrians have been displaced, ½ of whom are children left without proper schooling. If the situation does not improve dramatically, Syria risks ending up with a generation disengaged from education & learning. | infographic | Dubai

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After reading about the current events in Sudan I found this to be so extremely moving. Walk a mile in another more unfortunate mans shoes, literally. How blessed we all are to even own several pair of shoes and SO much more!!!-The Farmhouse Porch--- Dec. 2013-Threadbare Shoes of Sudanese Refugees Tell Stories of Long and Harrowing Journeys Shannon Jensen

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Open hearts build a world worth living in. If the current refugee crisis disturbs you & you want to contribute, there are many, many worthy organizations that will happily accept your donations. I've linked to MSF as they have been pulling people from the water for years & they are up & running in this particular crisis. Feel free to add links in the comments to other organizations helping refugees. Please help. Let's be part of building a better world.

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The anti-refugee sentiment is so common, redundant and cyclical that this image? Is from nine years ago. The xenophobic exclusion argument never goes away.

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An Englishman nails it. “There was only one time in American history when the fear of refugees wiping everyone out did actually come true, and we'll all be sitting around a table on Thursday celebrating it." Thanksgiving, John Oliver

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