Rule With Justice

I am going to make this short and sweet. In the Second Book of Samuel, King David in his last words proclaims: “The God of Israel spoke; of me the Rock of Israel said, ‘He that rules over men in justice, that rules in the fear of God, Is like the morning light at sunrise on a cloudless morning,...

Four Girls, One Microphone, One Unified Voice of Truth

Last month marked the twentieth anniversary of a speech given to the world delegates attending the United Nations Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 1992. Four 12-year-old girls from Canada, who raised the money on their own to fly down to South America, stood before the delegates and gave...

Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace

I love music from lots of different genre, but there is one song that every time I hear it, I get goose bumps all over. That song is “Let There Be Peace on Earth”.  To me, this is more than just a song; it’s a beautiful prayer of hope and peace. Those goose bumps I mentioned always get me at the same...

What Do You Do?

Every day we encounter individuals in need of something: food, shelter, money, jobs, health. A lot of times they approach us, asking for help...what do you do? In his eschatological discourse, Jesus says: “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you...

Let the Past Stay in the Past?

“Let the past stay in the past”; “Let bygones be bygones”; “Let’s just start over from here on”; “Forget about it”….  We have all heard these or similar sayings when we want to move on with our lives. The common denominator of these sayings stem from a message Jesus gave us while he was...

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