Welcome to We Are the World #WATWB for September. Our dedicated co-hosts for this month are: Michelle Wallace, Peter Nena, Emerald Barnes, Andrea Michaels and Shilpa Garg. We are grateful for their generosity. Please visit their blogs too!
We witness days where acts of terror occur. We view reports of extreme natural disasters, such as earthquakes, hurricanes and floods. In some of these, people are missing and loved ones long to know where they are.
Australian current affairs program, Insight, recently featured the stories of some people, such as Sevak Simonian, on an episode covering the tragedy of missing persons. It is wrenching to lose a loved one. When new evidence surfaces, glimmers of hope shed light on the darkness of unknowing and grief.
Burst Daily has posted on people who have been found.
Many bloggers connected to our pages are interested in literature that weaves around a narrative. Some of those narratives tell of mysteries to be unlocked. I found this story about a writer whose writing opened a closed case and begun to solve a mystery.
Melissa Pouliot’s cousin, Ursula Barwick, was found after a 30 year search. She was buried under another name! Melissa wrote her novel, Write About Me, to honour Ursula’s memory, the Canberra Times reports. There are still facts to sifted, but at least the family now know that she has a place of rest and could celebrate a memorial service. This gives them the impetus to resume their search with renewed vigour. It is heartening to hear of people getting some answers to the struggles of their lives.
Missing… Lost… So Long
You were there
You are gone.
For so long
We had said
Were we through?
For a trace
In the hope of
Simon C.J. Falk 27 September 2017
Looking for some stories of hope!
Why not SIGN UP for WE ARE THE WORLD BLOGFEST in the linky list below:
Powered by Linky Tools
Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list…
Keep your post to below 500 words, as much as possible.
All we ask is you link to a human news story on your blog on the last Friday of each month, one that shows love, humanity, and brotherhood. Something like this news, about a man who only fosters terminally ill children.
Join us on the last Friday of each month in sharing news that warms the cockles of our heart. No story is too big or small, as long as it goes beyond religion and politics, into the core of humanity.
Place the WE ARE THE WORLD Badge on your sidebar, and help us spread the word on social media. Tweets, Facebook shares, G+ shares using the #WATWB hashtag through the month most welcome. More Blogfest signups mean more friends, love and light for all of us.
We’ll read and comment on each others’ posts, get to know each other better, and hopefully, make or renew some friendships with everyone who signs on as participants in the coming months.
To signup, add your link in WE ARE THE WORLD Linky List here.