Tag Archives: Peace

Prayers For Paris, and Prayers For Our Hearts

Like many of you, I have had tears in my eyes all night. I have been watching the stories come in about these murders in Paris, and just like everyone else, my heart is breaking. It breaks for the families … Continue reading

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The Man Who Blessed The Bombs

When the United States dropped bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 69 years ago, a priest named Father George Zabelka was the man who blessed the bombers. Through a relationship with Martin Luther King Jr, he came to realize that the “necessary … Continue reading

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Israel, Gaza, and The End of Taking Sides

“Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects … Continue reading

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Writing A New Story For Humankind

Here are the words of this speech by Óscar Arias, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former president of Costa Rica. I heard this call to action the other day, and I was so inspired by it…. I went online to look … Continue reading

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Guns For Christians Are Like Condoms For Nuns

I’m sure there are a lot of reasons why I didn’t have sex in high school–Debilitating skinniness, lack of game, and relatively wholesome girlfriends, just to name a few–but the two main reasons I stayed as pure as the driven … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, Cleveland, and Getting Hit With A Plastic Dinosaur

Part of what I do for my day job is I go into schools and teach first graders problem solving skills. After doing a program that demonstrates kids solving a problem, we ask them to help us solve a problem. … Continue reading

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