December Haiku Challenge

Welcome to the December Haiku Challenge. These words are for a guide. In the past the hashtags have been:

  • #haikuforhealing
  • #haikuforhope

This year, some of us have thought of

And this morning I was invited to post nature haikus using this hashtag

I knew that adding #haikuforjustice would make me dig deeper. Heidi shared an article from Teaching Tolerance, “Teaching Kindness Isn’t Enough”.Need some dates to think on justice? I found this at Social Justice Resource Center

December 1st: Anniversary of the Arrest of Rosa Parks & World AIDS DayDecember 2nd: Anniversary of the Murder of 4 Church Women in El Salvador & International Day for the Abolition of SlaveryDecember 3rd: International Day of Disabled PersonsDecember 5th: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentDecember 7th: Anniversary of the Publication of Joy & Hope (Gaudium et Spes)December 8th: Anniversary of the Closing of the Second Vatican CouncilDecember 9th: International Anti-Corruption DayDecember 10th: Anniversary of the Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights & Kathy Kelly Birthday & Anniversary of Thomas Merton’s DeathDecember 17th: Pope Francis BirthdayDecember 18th: International Migrants Day & Steve Biko BirthdayDecember 20th: International Human Solidarity DayDecember 27th: Jon Sobrino Birthday & Juan Jose Gerardi Conedera BirthdayDecember 29th: Anniversary of the Wounded Knee MassacreDecember 30th: Anniversary of the Publication The Social Concern (Sollicitudo Rei Socialis)

Don’t forget December 14 will be the seventh anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary Shootings.I will most likely post on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Sometimes here. And to begin two for December 1:

Join us! Let me know if you are!

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