Breaking through victimization - A Christian Science perspective from The Christian Science Monitor

A response to ‘A counternarrative for Boko Haram’s victims.’

To counter the stories of heartbreaking victimization pouring out of Nigeria, one Nigerian woman has chosen to tell the story of her people’s courage and resilience by photographing moments of strength, laughter, and joy. Instead of diminishing the plight of Nigerians, these photographs have encouraged them to rise above hopelessness, to uphold their dignity, and to help one another with greater resolve (see “A counternarrative for Boko Haram’s victims,” As I pray about how we can break through all kinds of victimization, I am so inspired by this story. No matter how difficult our circumstances may be, we can turn away from hopelessness to something greater and more powerful. Read more.

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