There are graphic pictures in the papers and social media today showing children lying dead on European beaches.
There are times when words fail me, unlike our political masters who continue to whitter on about how they are to solve the worst refugee problem since 1945, but like Hungary close their borders, shut their eyes and hope that it will all just go away.
The question surely is not whether were are to help these people, but how we are to help them. Once again Iceland points the way. After their Government capped the number of refugees to be admitted, the people of Iceland opened their doors to them and said to the Government, you will admit these people, it is the human thing to do.
Has the crass materialistic, I want it now society we seem to have crafted torn the heart from us, are we perhaps compassioned-out?
Have we lost our Humanity?