Safely Home.

Safely Home.

There is something that is hard for me to admit, but it needs to be said.  When I went over to Mohaned & Zainab’s house – I kept hearing all of these negative things about refugees and Muslim people run through my head.  The things we hear the media...
Meet Tiba

Meet Tiba

This is Tiba – she exudes joy. Tiba is the oldest – she’s 10.  When her family left Iraq she was 6.  She remembers living there very well. In Iraq, she could hear explosions outside.  She could not go to school because it was too dangerous to go out....
Sakina.

Sakina.

Meet Sakina.  She is 6 years old and in first grade.  This is her first time ever getting to attend school and she LOVES it!  She is a big sister to Mahommad and little sister to Tiba (you’ll meet her next). I think she is the shy one when strangers are around...
Meet Mahommad.

Meet Mahommad.

This past weekend I had the pleasure to meet an amazing family who is new to our community.  They do not speak much english at all, so I met with them along with fantastic gentleman from the American Civic Association who is their friend and interpreter. This...