The Lives She Saved, For The Humanity She Loved

Tina Strobos, famous woman of the Dutch resistance who sheltered more than 100 Jews during the Holocaust, recently passed away from cancer at the age of 91.

She risked her own life for total strangers. She found ingenious ways to forge travel documents. She let carpenters build hidden rooms in her own house. She was arrested multiple times and survived all the interrogations. Her house was searched multiple times. She didn’t fail.

“I never believed in God,” she said, “but I believed in the sacredness of life.”

So don’t ever ever ever let anyone tell you that we can’t be Good Without God.

So speak up. Be brave. Do amazing things.  Know that godless doesn’t mean voiceless, and atheist doesn’t mean heartless.

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Posted on March 3, 2012, in History, Humanism, Politics and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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