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Voice of the Day: One’s virtues must be renewed daily

To attain the promises of God, we need above all continuous exercise in the virtues; for however firm one’s commitment to some good may be, if it is not renewed daily, it quickly dies out.
– John Trithemius
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posted September 11, 2007 at 11:53 am

Thank you Rigoberta.
Something is missing from this web site today, however.
Does anyone at “God’s Politics” want to say a prayer for the victims of 9/11 and conversion of our enemies into friends on the anniversary of the attack?
I will.

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posted September 11, 2007 at 12:00 pm

Anyone with strong political or religious opinions will face persecution from somebody. It’s silly to act like a martyr about it.

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posted September 11, 2007 at 12:58 pm

Rigoberta Menchu is a questionable choice for words of wisdom. Not only has Menchu distanced herself from “I, Rigoberta . . .” but as the New York Times and other publications reported in 1998, her “story” is full of fabrications and false claims that have been demonstrated as untrue by an anthropologist, David Stoll, who conducted interviews and detailed research into the claims of Menchu.
In all, Menchu is in no way a spiritual or social authority given her penchant for deceiving people with exaggerations for the sake of a political agenda.
“Tarnished Laureate,” Larry Rohter, NYT, 12/15/1998

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