Posts tagged with ‘reflections’

I have learned from my sister and her experience with the cancer that killed her that sometimes, it’s more important to quit thinking about why terrible things happen, and get busy helping those who suffer. Don’t try to explain; explanations are not possible. Just love, and comfort, and strengthen, and encourage. If any redemption can come out of these terrible events, it will be through those things. — Rod Dreher.
Image: by Dan Wasserman.

I have learned from my sister and her experience with the cancer that killed her that sometimes, it’s more important to quit thinking about why terrible things happen, and get busy helping those who suffer. Don’t try to explain; explanations are not possible. Just love, and comfort, and strengthen, and encourage. If any redemption can come out of these terrible events, it will be through those things. — Rod Dreher.

Image: by Dan Wasserman.

Getty photographer John Moore discusses his six weeks covering protest and revolution in Egypt, Bahrain and Libya. Many of the images in the accompanying slide show will be familiar to those following the news.

"I’ve covered a lot of conflict over the years," says Moore, who’s reported from Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and other conflict areas, "but I’d say my days of combat coverage here in Libya were the most heavy of all."