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Lessons For Seekers – Kahlil Gibran

Carol Kuruvilla 01/06/2016 09:32 pm ET Religion Associate Editor, The Huffington Post One of the most popular inspirational works of the last century was a collection of prose poems called The Prophet. Its author, Lebanese-American poet and artist Kahlil Gibran, was born 133 years ago this Wednesday. The Prophet offers the philosophical musings of a […]

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A Way Toward Neighborliness

Other Kingdom: Departing the Consumer Culture by Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann and John McKnight. Paperback: Wiley, 2016 [ Amazon ] [ Kindle ] Reviewed by C. Christopher Smith Several years ago, I took note for the first time of the collaborations of Walter Brueggemann, Peter Block and John McKnight. I suspect that Brueggemann’s name may be familiar […]

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Be Still And Know That I Am God

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On Love Of God And Neighbour

On October 13th 2007 C.E., a gathering of a wide range of Muslim leaders from a broad range of Muslim groups, organizations and denominations, wrote an Open Letter to Leaders of Christian Churches, everywhere. In this Open Letter they said: ‘Muslims and Christians together make up well over half of the world’s population. Without peace […]

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The Only Way To Go

The Only Way To Go http://bit.ly/1S6lOST The legendary journey begins for you today A journey you’ve been waiting for. You’ll soon be on your way. It’s the journey of our age – Into the grace – that’s Ancient of Days. A journey through reality- of blood and sweat and tears. A journey into mystery- a […]

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Oscar Romero: The Violence Of Love

Free Download: PLOUGH – From the stirring foreword by Henri Nouwen to the last page of Romero’s text, this powerful little volume of eloquent, simple meditations never wastes a word. Yet the real depth of Romero’s message lies not in his words themselves, poetic as they are. It lies in the life they give witness […]

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Joel McKerrow – Welcome Home

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In Search Of Community Today

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Love Makes A Way – The Song

Love Makes A Way – A song celebrating the movement by my friend Peter B Hi friends, A few months ago a friend of mine, Francis Kneebone, had an idea for a song that would get Christians thinking about how their faith in Jesus inform their response to refugees, especially the children, fleeing persecution to […]

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Singing Of Hope Against Hope

readthespirit.comhttp://www.readthespirit.com/interfaith-peacemakers/victor-jara/ Victor Jara I first heard about Victor Jara from Arlo Guthrie’s song about him. I loved the song and added it to my own repertoire. I had known about U.S. complicity in the 1973 coup that brought down Salvador Allende’s democratically elected government in Chile and replaced it with a brutal military dictatorship. My […]

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Being Our True Selves

This is a beautiful conversation between Oprah and Richard Rohr. When you have 42mins spare, grab a cup of tea and enjoy this. Dave http://cac.org/tv

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Sister Cristina: Bringing Soul To Pop

  Living on a prayer … Sister Cristina Scuccia Photograph: Chris Lawrence for the Guardian Sister Cristina Scuccia greets me in a plain parlour in her convent in Milan, seeming at first like just an ordinary nun. The brown sofa she is sitting on looks uncomfortable and there’s a Bible open next to her on a […]

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