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Interfaith Unity Vol. 7 No 17           Publisher:  Rev. Leslie Gabriel Mezei        Editor:  Rev. Terry C. Weller                               November 07, 2008 

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BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS AND HOPE BY BUILDING HOMES

By Raheel Raza - Interfaith Unity Columnist

Earlier this year, when Judy Csillag, Director Community Outreach and Partnerships for The Canadian Centre for Diversity asked me if I would like to participate in a Women of Faith build for Habitat for Humanity, I said yes with no idea of what this would entail. Little did I know that this would turn out to be one of the most meaningful and unusual experiences of my life.

Since I came to Canada twenty years ago, there has always been an urge to give back to this wonderful country that is my adopted land and that has given me and my family a roof over our heads, jobs, security and most of all freedom. I realize that many people don't have these luxuries in their native lands or take them for granted in Canada . So I volunteer wherever I can but the Habitat experience takes volunteering to a whole new level. ...

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A NEW LIGHT OF HOPE IS SHINING UPON US ALL. ...

By: Dr. Kamran Mofid  - Interfaith Unity Columnist

Tonight(4th November 2008) hope triumphed over fear, common good over individualism, service and sacrifice over selfishness and greed. Tonight the wall of hatred, hopelessness and despair that separates us from the common good fell and bridges of love, compassion, cooperation, justice and peace were built.

This morning (5th November), as the sun rises, a new light of hope is shining upon us all. The era of neo-liberalism, disaster capitalism, adventurism, uncalled militarism, torture and pseudo-nationalism is over. It is the dawn of Globalisation for the Common Good. Today is a watershed in the US and world history.

Thank you President Obama for who you are and what you do. Thank you to the American people for electing President Obama to lead the way to a better world. (...)

 

 

Read Kamran's last column on "Now being the time to change Capitalism and Globalization for the Good"

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