“They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks;
nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.” (Isaiah 2:4)
Friday, February 24, 2023, marks the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Statistics tell part of the grim result:
Deaths: At least 42,295 people; Non-fatal injuries: At least 56,756 people
Missing: At least 15,000 people; Displaced: Approximately 14M people
Buildings destroyed: At least 140,000; Property damage: Approximately $350B (Reuters, 2.20.23)
Let’s continue to pray for peace and do all we can to help the people of Ukraine. Thank you!