Network of mutuality

Aug 21, 2014 No Comments

We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.

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O for a World

Aug 01, 2014 No Comments

O for a world where everyone respects each other’s ways, where love is lived and all is done with justice and with praise. O for a world where goods are shared and misery relieved, where truth is spoken, children spared, equality achieved.

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This Land is Your Land

Jun 30, 2014 No Comments

We’re coming up on a holiday celebration in the US honoring the independence of this country in 1776 from Great Britain. The holiday, the fourth of July, tends to be celebrated these days with backyard picnics and local gatherings of fireworks and in some cases military type fire arms ceremonies and fighter jet fly overs. Here are the lyrics to a song many know well … at least the first couple of verses. But read further and you’ll see the message of a “commonwealth” (a common good) that remains unachieved and continues to be a worthy goal for the citizens of the United States. May this song inspire you to consider afresh the ideal of freedom. …

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Genuine Politics

Jun 30, 2014 No Comments

Genuine politics — even politics worthy of the name — is simply a matter of serving those around us: serving the community and serving those who will come after us. …

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Thanks Dad!

Jun 08, 2014 No Comments

“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” ― Rachel Carson

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Next Time

May 25, 2014 No Comments

Next time a sunrise steals your breath or a meadow of flowers leave you speechless …

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