Tuesday, June 15

food for thought

if these walls could talk
they would weep and wail with grief
sharing tales of pain

pain that illumines
abandonment of children
who barely survive

survive in a world
that ignores cries of children
if these walls could talk


Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 - Day 26 – February 26th – Theme: Paint the Image
Inspirational Image from: Google Images, Author: Unknown

Food for Thought

12 Myths About Hunger

Go to the link to read the full explanation of these myths.

  1. Not Enough Food to Go Around
  2. Nature's to Blame for Famine
  3. Too Many People
  4. The Environment vs. More Food?
  5. The Green Revolution is the Answer
  6. We Need Large Farms
  7. The Free Market Can End Hunger
  8. Free Trade is the Answer
  9. Too Hungry to Fight for Their Rights
  10. More U.S. Aid Will Help the Hungry
  11. We Benefit From Their Poverty
  12. Curtail Freedom to End Hunger?

34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. 35 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’

37 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’

40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

Matthew 25:34-40, NIV


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