Another year over, a new one about to begin. What better time to remember the visual stories from 2014 that reminded us humanity is a beautiful, complicated mess?
We cannot be everywhere, yet photographs take us nearly everywhere. Our vision is formed by what we see from those images. For example their was a recent trending discussion on how terrible it was that young children, as young as two, were smoking in parts of Indonesia. Why? Because visuals of children smoking were posted on Godinterest. Such images hit us right in the gut.
Every week 100s of pictures are shared on Godinterest. In this post we are going to show you some of the images that caught our attention this week. Powerful pictures that everybody in the world should see. Photographs that will make you think, will make you stare and feel the emotions of that moment and perhaps will make you weep.
Some of them are popular photos that you probably have seen before, and others are pictures telling stories of ordinary people.
You will see desperate people facing the end, photos of unexpected events and photos about affection, stories of war and stories of love.
Islamist War on Christians is extending into Turkey. Turkey’s President Erdogan is already facing international calls to respect human rights in Turkey following last weekend’s failed coup. Now he’s also being encouraged to champion the rights of Christians living in the country as well. The call is coming from the Anglican Church’s venerable man in Istanbul, Canon Ian Sherwood, who for 28 years has been chaplain of the British consulate there and priest of the Crimean Memorial Church in the city. ‘As long-centuries established Christians in Turkey we are alarmed at how life is evolving in Turkey,’ says Sherwood, who warns that the climate of tolerance has changed in the country, which is more than 99 per cent Muslim, mainly Sunni. ‘We wish Turkey peace and tolerance – the same tolerance that most societies west of Turkey enjoy.’
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Bruno Morandi captures a tribal Chhetri woman in Nepal. 
Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan, which left 1.9 million homeless, take part in a #religious procession in Tolosa on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte.
Reflections of a Hurting #Missionary
Fatherless | #God Loving Woman
The Cost of Routine Booze Madness | Walking Is Still Honest – One Dollar by Ryan Hardgrove
3 weeks old infant with albinism snuggles up to his cousin for a snooze.
Giving Freely of Your Resources as Unto the #Lord. Keep in mind how little you know about people, situations and circumstances in life.
A Rwandan boy left scarred after being liberated from a death camp.
Hhaing The Yu, 29, holds his face in his hand as rain falls on the decimated remains of his home near Myanmar’s capital of Yangon (Rangoon). In May 2008, cyclone Nargis struck southern Myanmar, leaving millions homeless and claiming more than 100,000 lives
Latest in the children of war series. A young african boy is not even given a glance as a soldier walks by. children are discarded and tossed away…
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