Following the horrific events of last week and as 2014 draws to a close, I decided to reblog a post I wrote following the awful shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. Our family made some red love hearts and sent them to the victims families and schools connected to the tragedy. I am wondering where we go to now. How can we as average Joes make some lasting tribute to those who have lost their lives as civilians to terrorism? xx Rowena
Our family would like to send our love to all those affected by the horrific shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17. We feel so much love for you and we also want to express our outrage at this heinous crime.
Last Saturday, our children made red love hearts, which we taped onto paddle pop sticks and we sent these to some of the schools affected by the tragedy. This was something that I felt inspired to do. In other words, this wasn’t an idea that came from myself.
I suspect these hearts were inspired by the red poppies the children make every ANZAC Day at school to honor our service people who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The children draw poppies onto red paper and then cut them out and sticky tape them onto paddlepop sticks. A poppy from each…
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