Ebola outbreak forces Sierra Leone to cancel Christmas


Ebola outbreak forces Sierra Leone to cancel Christmas

A United Nations employee wrote in the International Business Times, “Having a Merry Christmas is not really the priority right now; keeping our people alive to see many more Christmases is. Ebola stole this Christmas; all we can do now is make sure that this never happens again.”

While Sierra Leone is a majority Muslim country, the CIA World Factbook reports 10 percent of its population is Christian.


Can’t really blame them…



To be clear, public celebrations have been stopped. Familial celebrations haven’t and likely won’t end if they’re important to those involved.


No one can cancel Christmas. Christmas is best celebrated in the heart…as long as the heart is beating!
Praying for all those involved…that they find Christmas in their hearts and the hearts of others.


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