This is my son in the arms of Sima, our housekeeper and my closest companion in Afghanistan. Being house bound a lot during our two years in Kabul, I spent almost everyday in the company of Sima in our old, large, rambling house in Wazir Akbar Khan.
We would sit together in the kitchen in companionable silence sorting out the day's dusty vegetables from the market while she taught me simple Dari.
I've been meaning to share this incredible post by Sharon from A Leaf in Springtime.As she quotes: “The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world. - Dr Paul Farmer." I'm with you on this Sharon!