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There are not Two Sides

Article, “There are not Two Sides”  by Kate Kooyman From https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2017/01/05/there-arent-two-sides/   “…ignorance can often be propagated under the guise of balanced debate.” Sometimes there just aren’t two sides. Or perhaps there are two sides, it’s just that one is…
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The Three R’s

Lewis Cardinal: “The Three R’s: Reconciliation, Reparation, & Relationship”    

Prayer for Peace

PRAYER FOR PEACE A poem by Melle Huizenga Baghdad, Kabul, Paris Palestine, Kosovo, Beirut Syria, Iraq, Kinshasa, Damascas The names are music conjuring up exotic history But the reality is a bitter wind Whistling through a million skulls. Here the…
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Overcoming Evil with Good

Overcoming Evil with Good (a sermon for Remembrance Day on Romans 12:9-21) Posted on November 16, 2015 by timchesterton   This sermon was preached by Tim Chesterton, Edmonton Ecumenical Peace Network Vice-Chair, at the recent Prayer Service for Peace at…
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Deep Creek Poetry Book. Order now.

Deep Creek is a book of poetry and photography that tells the story of a journey to Quebrada Honda, Honduras, while exploring the themes of time, change, and love. To order your copy, click here: This book of poems by…
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Roy Berkenbosch Honoured as a ROOPF 2014 Finalist

We are very proud because last week Roy Berkenbosch was honoured as a ROOPF 2014 finalist by Homeward Trust. The event took place at the Westin downtown. ROOPF, in case you don’t know, stands for “Recognizing Outstanding Organizations and People…
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A Franciscan Benediction

May God bless us with discomfort At easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships So that we may live from deep within our hearts. May God bless us with anger At injustice, oppression, and exploitation of God’s creations So that we…
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