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Happy Mother’s Day

The world celebrates Mother’s Day today. Talking about mother, there is a picture that I hardly can erase from my memory. It’s a photo of an orphaned Iraqi girl who missed her mother so much, and drew an image of her mother on the ground. She then felt comfortable with the mother’s image, and fell asleep inside her. What a heartbreaking image. This picture made me so sad, imagining what kind of life with eternal longing for a mother’s love. (photo source: internet) This picture reminded me to a Chinese song my mother used to sing by whispering to my ears: Mom is the best in the world; the child with a mom is always be cherished;drop into mom’s arms, the happiness can be enjoyed forever.Mom is the best in the world; the child without a mom is like a grass;leave mom’s arms, where to find the happiness? You know how lucky you are, who have access to internet to read this post. You live in a peaceful country without the suffering of wars and disasters, you know what peace is and what love is. And how grateful you should be, to have a mother who loves you always. I [...]

May 10, 2015 // 6 Comments

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #10 (Afghanistan, 2008)

The Love We Share #10 (Afghanistan, 2008) Mom’s Tears—a mother is weeping over her son who is struggling in a Herat hospital, Afghanistan suffering from acute hunger, along with massive food crisis in the country. Air Mata Ibu—seorang ibu menangisi anaknya yang menderita kelaparan akut, di sebuah rumah sakit di Herat, Afghanistan, seiring dengan merebaknya bencana kelaparan di negeri itu.                   [...]

March 14, 2014 // 7 Comments

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #9 (Afghanistan, 2008)

  The Love We Share #9 (Afghanistan, 2008) Duty—a little boy is accompanying her mother sewing, in a herder settlement of the Kyrgyz nomads, Pamir mountains, Afghanistan. Kewajiban—seorang bocah menemani ibunya menjahit, di daerah permukiman penggembala Kyrgyz, pegunungan Pamir, Afghanistan             [...]

March 13, 2014 // 1 Comment

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #8 (Afghanistan, 2008)

The Love We Share #8 (Afghanistan, 2008) Beauty and the Beast—A Kyrgyz mother in Pamir mountains, Afghanistan, is combing the hair of her daughter she just washed. Harus Bersih—Ibu Kyrgyz di pegunungan Pamir, Afghanistan sedang menyisir rambut putrinya yang baru saja dicuci.             [...]

March 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #7 (Afghanistan, 2008)

The Love We Share #7 (Afghanistan, 2008) Sleep, My Baby—a mother in Wakhan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan is lullabying her baby laying on a little hammock. Tidurlah, Sayang—seorang ibu di Wakhan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan berusaha menidurkan anaknya yang terbaring di atas ayunan mungil.                 [...]

March 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #6 (Afghanistan, 2008)

The Love We Share #6 (Afghanistan, 2008) A Warmth Called Home—young Kyrgyz kids in Pamir Mountains, Afghanistan, are peeping from inside their yurt. Kehangatan Rumah—bocah-bocah Kyrgyz di pegunungan Pamir, Afghanistan, mengintip dari dalam kemah yurt mereka.           [...]

March 10, 2014 // 1 Comment

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #5 (Afghanistan, 2008)

The Love We Share #5 (Afghanistan, 2008) Father’s Face—a young girl of an Uzbek nomadic shepherd is gazing at her father in the steppes of Badakshan, Northern Afghanistan. Wajah Ayah—seorang gadis dari keluarga gembala nomaden Uzbek menatap wajah ayahnya di tengah padang rumput Badakhshan, Afghanistan utara.         [...]

March 7, 2014 // 2 Comments

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #4 (Afghanistan, 2008)

The Love We Share #4 (Afghanistan, 2008) Mom’s Burqa—A young boy is hiding behind his mother’s burqa veil during food distribution by a missionary charity organization, in Kabul. Burqa Ibu—seorang bocah bersembunyi di balik burqa ibunya pada saat pembagian makanan dari sebuah organisasi misionaris kemanusiaan di Kabul.       [...]

March 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #3 (Afghanistan, 2008)

The Love We Share #3 (Afghanistan, 2008) Father’s Dream—a father brings his sick son from a village hundreds of kilometers away and stay over a chilling night in the holy shrine in Mazar-e-Sharif at the Eve of Naoruz New Year, so they can touch the holy flag and wish for a miracle for the son’s recovery. Impian Ayah—seorang ayah membawa anaknya yang sakit dari desa yang ratusan kilometer jauhnya dan melewatkan malam yang dingin di makam suci Mazar-e-Sharif sebelum tahun baru Naoruz, sehingga mereka bisa menyentuh bendera suci dan mengharapkan mukjizat bagi kesembuhan si anak.     [...]

March 5, 2014 // 3 Comments

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #2 (Afghanistan, 2008)

The Love We Share #2 (Afghanistan, 2008) Mom’s Hug—a young girl of a shepherd family is hiding her face in her mom’s hug, in Pamir, Northern Afghanistan Pelukan ibu—seorang gadis keluarga penggembala menyembunyikan wajahnya di balik pelukan ibu, di Pamir, Afghanistan utara.   [...]

March 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

#1Pic1Day: The Love We Share #1 (Afghanistan, 2008)

The Love We Share #1 (Afghanistan, 2008) Father’s Hand—a young girl of a farmer is hiding behind her father, in Cheghcheran, Central Afghanistan Tangan Ayah—seorang anak petani bersembunyi di balik tubuh ayahnya, di Cheghcheran, Afghanistan [...]

March 3, 2014 // 1 Comment