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January 1, 1970 Archives

I am in the U.K. for a family holiday. We’re celebrating the 50th wedding anniversary of my wife Joy’s parents, and our 10th anniversary, in her home country. Everyone here is quite impressed with Gordon Brown’s first few weeks in […]

Franz Jagerstatter, Austrian peasant and church janitor, is honored on August 9, the day he was executed in 1943 for his refusal to fight in Hitler’s army. As a Roman Catholic he has been declared a “martyr of the faith” […]

An interview with Brian Steidle, a former American military observer in Darfur and the subject of the documentary film and book The Devil Came on Horseback. Briefly explain why you were in Darfur. I had been in Sudan for seven […]

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At our best, we become Sabbath for one another. We are the emptiness, the day of rest. We become space, that our loved ones, the lost and sorrowful, may find rest in us. –Wayne Muller From “Sabbath” quoted in How […]

For where there is envy and selfish ambition, there will also be disorder and wickedness of every kind. But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peacable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits without a […]

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