I’m feeling pretty helpless tonight. Yesterday I went to a domestic violence forum and heard some shocking situations despite the fact that I witnessed my mother as a domestic violence victim and my sister has recently been in the same situation. Daily the news is filled with tragedies. Tonight I’ve been watching footage of HIV/AIDS in Africa and how it tears families apart, my heart breaks for all of those orphans. On top of that children and adults are still dying in their thousands from Malaria every year. The poverty is indescribeable. Why is there so much poverty in the world still when we in the west are so rich? – our individual circumstances may not make us feel rich, but we our compared to our brothers and sisters in under developed countries. I hate the injustice of the world. I feel so inadequate and want to help everyone.Â I never feel like I’m doing enough.
March 17, 2007
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