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place

September 27, 2007

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The Privilege and the Responsibility of  “Place”   I must never forget that I am the only person on this earth that occupies the place I am in. This place is mine alone. And I am here for a unique purpose.   This is my privilege . . . right here . . . right […]

Entry for September 22, 2007 — justice

September 22, 2007

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src=\”https://ronirvine.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/1190522744-hr-99.jpg\” Words of the singer/song-writer Bruce Cockburn, a modern day prophet/poet, telling it as it is. What\’s been done in the name of Jesus? What\’s been done in the name of Buddha? What\’s been done in the name of Islam? What\’s been done in the name of man? What\’s been done in the name of […]

Mother Teresa — Crisis of Faith

September 22, 2007

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“Jesus has a very special love for you. As for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great that I look and do not see, listen and do not hear.” — Mother Teresa to the Rev. Michael Van Der Peet, September 1979 On Dec. 11, 1979, Mother Teresa, the “Saint of the Gutters,” went […]

Mother Teresa — Heroine of Peace

September 21, 2007

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Mother Teresa Professor John Sanness, who chaired the committee, gave the speech of presentation for the 1979 prize to Mother Teresa. After speaking of the many paths to peace which had been recognized in previous awards, he explained what was special in this one: Can any political, social, or intellectual feat of engineering, on the […]

Entry for September 21, 2007 — peace quotes

September 21, 2007

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src=\”https://ronirvine.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/1190394647-sc-90.jpg\” Abraham Johannes Muste \’\’There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.\’\’ Abraham Johannes Muste \’We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life. If we want to attack war, we have to attack that […]

Entry for September 20, 2007 — refugees of war

September 20, 2007

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Half of World’s Refugees are Children There are approximately 50 million uprooted people around the world – refugees who have sought safety in another country, and people displaced within their own country. Around half of this displaced population are children. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees cares for 22.3 million of these people. An […]

September 21: International Day of Peace

September 19, 2007

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src=\”https://ronirvine.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/1190239049-hr-88.jpg\” September 21: International Day of Peace What will YOU do to make peace on Sept. 21, 2007??? Check out this video clip: http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid933119041/bctid933518995 For more on Peace Day, go to http://www.peaceoneday.org, http://www.worldpeace.org/peaceday.html, http://www.cultureofpeace.org/ or http://www.internationaldayofpeace.org/un.htm Below are ways to be involved in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Check your community\’s listings and get involved! […]