Posted by: Beth | April 12, 2013

Responses to ‘Our Journey to Smile’

People out in Oxford this Friday stopped to read some of the Afghan Peace Volunteers’ posts from ourjourneytosmile.com/blog, and wrote solidarity and friendship messages in response.

"We all want Homes not Drones, Food not Bombs, Give Love a Chance!"

Soo Tian: “We all want Homes not Drones, Food not Bombs, Give Love a Chance!”

"Keep up the good work, I will pray for you. Ann"

“Keep up the good work, I will pray for you. Ann”

"Samia - I read your message and want to tell you how much I admire you and your people. Stay strong and brave, keep working hard for your future as a woman. Women all over the world admire you, and know you are clever and brave. We all support you, love to you all. Margaret."

Samia – I read your message and want to tell you how much I admire you and your people. Stay strong and brave, keep working hard for your future as a woman. Women all over the world admire you, and know you are clever and brave. We all support you, love to you all. Margaret.”

"Good luck to you in all your endeavors, from rainy Oxford. Lesley"

“Good luck to you in all your endeavors, from rainy Oxford. Lesley”

"We are listening"

“We are listening”

"Solidarity from Oxford"

John: “Solidarity from Oxford”

"Raz continue to hope, study and be brave for your brother, may god protect and bless you!"

Raz continue to hope, study and be brave for your brother, may god protect and bless you!”

"Hi Abdulhai, I live in Oxford, I have just heard about the Afghan Peace Volunteers from some people spreading the word in the UK. I'm so glad you feel safe with your family, I feel the same about my loved ones, they must be cherished. I truly hope that soon 'the war and silliness' ends and you find more space. Keep up the excellent work! Matt Russell"

“Hi Abdulhai, I live in Oxford, I have just heard about the Afghan Peace Volunteers from some people spreading the word in the UK. I’m so glad you feel safe with your family, I feel the same about my loved ones, they must be cherished. I truly hope that soon ‘the war and silliness’ ends and you find more space. Keep up the excellent work! Matt Russell”

"Hello friends from Kabul! I really admire your bravery, faith and initiative! I give you all my support, I believe with you that you can bring positive change to your country. Keep it up! Best, Leanne from Hong Kong."

“Hello friends from Kabul! I really admire your bravery, faith and initiative! I give you all my support, I believe with you that you can bring positive change to your country. Keep it up! Best, Leanne from Hong Kong.”

"Nao Rozi, I was touched by your message. Solidarity with you and all those striving for peace. Ruth"

Nao Rozi, I was touched by your message. Solidarity with you and all those striving for peace. Ruth”

"Things will get better. God loves you, from Oxford"

“Things will get better. God loves you, from Oxford”

"Dear Samia, Raz, Abdulhai, Topikai, and Nao Rozi, I wish you all the very best for the future. You are all so brave and adventurous. Much hope, and peace. Jane."

“Dear Samia, Raz, Abdulhai, Topikai, and Nao Rozi, I wish you all the very best for the future. You are all so brave and adventurous. Much hope, and peace. Jane.”

"It all comes out in the wash. Roll on."

“It all comes out in the wash. Roll on.”

"Hi Topikai, I have a blue scarf and when I wear it I will be thinking of you and your struggle. From Jess in Oxford."

“Hi Topikai, I have a blue scarf and when I wear it I will be thinking of you and your struggle. From Jess in Oxford.”

"Hi Raz Mohammed, I've heard your message and been moved by it. All the best for you and your family, from Jim in Oxford."

“Hi Raz Mohammed, I’ve heard your message and been moved by it. All the best for you and your family, from Jim in Oxford.”

"The future is peace! Let's resist the perpetual system of violence and spread Love! In solidarity."

“The future is peace! Let’s resist the perpetual system of violence and spread Love! In solidarity.”

"It's a very worthy plight and I wish you all the best. Cheryl xx"

“It’s a very worthy plight and I wish you all the best. Cheryl xx”

"Raz, For every man and woman behind a drone there are a hundred who are dying for this all to end. Keep faith, keep hope, keep standing tall. Though we may never meet the world is made more perfect and better for the hundreds of detached voices striving for peace, a community for hope which crosses every boundary. If we do ever meet, the drinks are on me!"

Raz, For every man and woman behind a drone there are a hundred who are praying for this all to end. Keep faith, keep hope, keep standing tall. Though we may never meet the world is made more perfect and better for the hundreds of detached voices striving for peace, a community for hope which crosses every boundary. If we do ever meet, the drinks are on me!”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: