Marquita Burke-DeJesus Quotes

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1. “I cannot fail these girls by diverting my eyes from the invisible residue of slavery that clings to them like a shadow.”

Tags : Human Trafficking Sex Trafficking Slavery
Source : Radically Ordinary

2. “No matter what chains are broken, slavery is a condition of the heart.”

Tags : Human Trafficking Injustice Love Sex Trafficking Slavery
Source : Radically Ordinary

3. “While many of us give to the hungry orphan, we have forgotten to love her.”

Tags : Hunger Love Orphan Poverty
Source : Radically Ordinary

4. “Those who suffer suffer because hurt people hurt people, and busy people let it happen. So am I going to be busy or am I going to be brave?”

Tags : Bravery Busyness Suffering
Source : Radically Ordinary

5. “Illusions of freedom will never satisfy me.”

Tags : Freedom Justice Sex Trafficking Slavery
Source : Radically Ordinary

6. “Suffering reminds us of our brokenness, our humanity. It disarms us of our self-absorption and magnifies our need for one another.”

Tags : Brokenness Community Humanity Self Absorbtion Suffering
Source : Radically Ordinary

7. “It is about doing the most good with the only two hands I can control.”

Tags : Injustice Justice Responsibility
Source : Radically Ordinary