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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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For Humanity, Solidarity And Civility

An impassioned plea for us to continue to practice humanity, solidarity and civility in the midst of the media-generated storm of anti-Muslim hysteria. Watch it, like it, share it, live it. Salam. Shalom. Shanti. Om. Dave Andrews https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5f7qsEhUMQ&feature=youtu.be Dave Andrews on Scapegoating Dave Andrews produced by Peter Branjerdporn YOUTUBE.COM  

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Hope forTomorrow

I think my friend Joel McKerrow is a world class performance poet. I’d encourage you to check out his latest offering – “Hope forTomorrow” http://www.fortomorrow.org.au/stories/story/joel-mckerrows-hope-for-tomorrow

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Giving Can Change Everything

New Age Nonsense or  Classic Crazy Wisdom? Decide for yourself. Pavi Mehta on generosity that can move us from consumption to contribution, transaction to trust, isolation to community, and scarcity to abundance. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_QLGvp_stI

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Border Camp Blues

Here’s a song by my friends Peter B and Radiola, that Peter says ‘captures some of the feelings these tortured souls must go through’ Border Camp Blues, by Radiola featuring Peter B from Border Camp Blues PBHS.BANDCAMP.COM  

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Pete Seeger’s Songs Live On

Pete Seeger, the American troubadour, folk music singer and activist, has died at a hospital in New York. He was 94.His death was confirmed by his grandson, Kitama Cahill-Jackson, who said that the singer died on Monday night after six days in hospital. The singer-songwriter inspired folk revival in the US and was blacklisted during […]

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