Navigation Links
Aesop Rhim's Book “Prayer for Peace: The Saga of a Korean War Survivor” is One Man’s Story of how his Faith Turned his War Experiences into Forgiveness & Peace Activism
Date:3/10/2017

“Prayer for Peace: The Saga of a Korean War Survivor”: a story that shows the destruction of war and the power of Faith. “Prayer for Peace: The Saga of a Korean War Survivor” is the creation of published author, Aesop Rhim artist, family man, and missionary who survived the Korean War, and graduated from Seoul University, and the Illinois Institute of Technology.

“When the Korean War began in June of 1950, I was a teenage boy living in Chosan, a town near the Yalu River in North Korea. My entire high school class was drafted to serve in the war. Facing the horrors of war, I chose to defect and make my way into South Korea. During these days of the Korean War, I struggled for arduous days of walking, exhaustion and starvation. After several deadly skirmishes, I was captured by South Korean local guards and they beat me severely. Death seemed imminent. I prayed for God’s mercy while imprisoned. Miraculously, the South Korean army’s unit officer was from my home-town in North Korea and recognized me. The officer pardoned me and allowed me to join the South Korean army. My life was spared.” --Aesop Rhim

Against all odds, Aesop eventually graduated from the fine arts college of Seoul National University to become an artist, and then immigrated to the United States and graduated from the Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

In 1997, he had the opportunity to travel back to North Korea on a peace mission, where he was reunited with his siblings. In Pyongyang, he witnessed the deprivations of North Korea. Aesop was shocked to learn from his sister that in the winter of 1975, his mother and older brother, along with his brother’s family, were sent to a concentration camp. It was a devastating moment for Aesop, but he prayed for God’s guidance and mercy for his family and the North Korean people.

In 2001, when Aesop encountered the tragedy of the 9/11 terrorism in New York, he felt a personal awakening and resolve to use his art as a tool for peace. Aesop immediately created his “Prayer for Peace” art exhibition, which explored peace in different ways for over a decade. “Prayer for Peace: The Saga of a Korean War Survivor” is his harrowing story of war, peace, and faith.

View a synopsis of “Prayer for Peace: The Saga of a Korean War Survivor” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Prayer for Peace: The Saga of a Korean War Survivor” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Prayer for Peace: The Saga of a Korean War Survivor”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14132486.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. A Mass Chanting for World Peace: Guinness World Records recognizes His Holiness Dr. Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji for Creating World History
2. Dr. Rod J. Rohrich speaks at the 73rd Congress of the Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
3. Article on South Korean Program to Treat Disfigured and Scarred Northern Defectors Points Out the More Serious Side of Plastic Surgery, Notes Dr. J
4. Report Predicts Thousands of Korean Mesothelioma Deaths from Use of Asbestos Products, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
5. Indoor Air Pollution ‘Grossly Underestimated’ Says Blueair As Yellow Dust Cloud Shrouds Korean Peninsula
6. South Korean Dental Stock Abutment Market Slows as CAD/CAM Solutions Become Affordable
7. Study finds wide gap in compensation from 07 South Korean oil spill
8. Author Tony Pierzchala‘S Newly Released “McFarnia” Is A Gripping Tale Of A Man’s Disappearance From A West Virginia Town And The Questions Facing The Son He Left Behind
9. The Dan Carlisle Agency Announces Charity Event in Birmingham to Provide Support to the Pathways Woman’s Shelter
10. Author Andrea Hinds’s Newly Released “Look What The Lord Has Done” Is A Story Of A Young Woman’s Struggle, And Survival, As She Finds Strength In The Power Of The Lord
11. One Woman’s Story Points to the Reliable Success that Breast Reduction Offers, Notes Beverly Hills Physicians.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/11/2019)... ... 2019 , ... Women’s Excellence is excited to announce the opening of their ... Suite 103, Royal Oak, MI 48073 in the heart of Royal Oak off Woodward ... services in a contemporary, spa-like atmosphere. We are thrilled to be in a ...
(Date:9/11/2019)... ... September 10, 2019 , ... Episcopal Relief & ... vulnerable communities impacted by Hurricane Dorian. , In partnership with the Episcopal ... of Georgia, and the Episcopal Farmworker Ministry, Episcopal Relief & Development is giving ...
(Date:9/9/2019)... ... September 09, 2019 , ... Sharon, the respected Practice Administrator ... of Dental Office Management (AADOM) Annual Conference. This year, esteemed dentist, Dr. Patrick ... is Sharon’s third nomination in a row. The entire team at Cieplak Dental ...
(Date:9/9/2019)... NEW YORK (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Center of NYC ( https://www.orthodonticscenternyc.com ) located on the Upper East Side ... division to their busy orthodontic practice. The pediatric orthodontic division specializes in ...
(Date:9/8/2019)... ... , ... The reviews from patients of ABM Medical Clinic who have had ... pain free fat loss system, has patients booking their sessions and recommending this procedure ... state of the art technology incorporating radio frequency and heat to rid the fat ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/11/2019)... ... September 11, 2019 , ... Abilene Christian University (ACU) is offering ... (DNP) degree. The online BSN to DNP program pathway is meant to serve as ... in Nursing (BSN) degree to a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. , Traditionally, ...
(Date:9/11/2019)... ... September 11, 2019 , ... This event is free and takes place on ... noon to 4 p.m. The Foundation for Senior Services Wellness Expo will feature entertainment ... with experts in a variety of fields. , The mission of the Foundation ...
(Date:9/11/2019)... ... ... HOLLOWAY AMERICA, a leading manufacturer of stainless steel vessels and ... it will showcase its problem-solving vessels and tanks at several shows this fall from ... be at ISPE San Diego’s 27th Life Science Resource Fair at the Del Mar ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: