It’s Painful, but can we Pray for Putin to find the Peace — The Only Path Forward
It’s been hard to get to sleep.
It’s been hard to turn off the news.
It’s been hard to witness a 6 year old die before our eyes and a Doctor asking all to show Putin the video. ‘Show this to Putin’ pleads doctor as six-year-old child dies after shelling in Mariupol | ITV News
It’s hard for anyone with a heart to make sense of the war being waged now in Ukraine, but here we are. It’s time for collective humanity to to do the hard work to really understand how and why we are here today.
The Presidents of Ukraine and Russia appear to have very different leadership styles.
In 2019, during his inaugural address in 2019, Ukraine’s President Zelensky told lawmakers: “I do not want my picture in your offices: the President is not an icon, an idol or a portrait. Hang your kids’ photos instead, and look at them each time you are making a decision.”
Volodymyr Zelensky's inaugural address
Press Service of Volodymyr Zelensky Following is the full text of President Volodymyr Zelensky's in augural address, in…
In 2019, Russia’s Putin, on the other hand, signed a law that will allow him to remain in office longer than Stalin.
Vladimir Putin passes law that may keep him in office until 2036
Vladimir Putin has signed a law that will allow him to run for the presidency twice more in his lifetime, potentially…
I didn’t consider these things, in 2019 when they happened, but the world can see how these statements and values can be seen today — as it appears one President is concerned about children, the other about power.
Here we are, four days after the Russian invasion. All I can do is pray.