Monthly Archives: January 2006

Be the change you wish to see…

A headline in tonight’s Olean paper proclaimed that Secretary of State Rice has asked other governments around the world to cut off aid to the newly elected Hamas government in Palestine. Secretary Rice is a brilliant woman, she holds a … Continue reading

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What does the Lord require?

I like Sister Joan Chittister. She’s a prophet. She’s got many fine books and has a weekly column in entitled “From Where I Stand” in the National Catholic Reporter. I read her posts frequently and this week she writes about … Continue reading

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Mom’s faith

This weekend has been busy. Our son plays college basketball and we were on the road to two away games. First night at State University College at Oswego and second at State University College at New Paltz. That’s almost over … Continue reading

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Under his wings

It would seem the world and the United States in particular is going to hell if you read the top story lines in the news. Hamas wins an election in Palestine. Iran is activating a nuclear program. Troops are stretched … Continue reading

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Let your clay be moist

It is not thou that shapest God It is God that shapest thee. If then, thou art the work of God, Await the hand of the Artist who does All things in due season. Offer Him thy heart, Soft and … Continue reading

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We seek a world free of war and the threat of war

We seek a world free of war and the threat of warWe seek a society with equity and justice for allWe seek a community where every person’s potential may be fulfilledWe seek an earth restored.–Friends Committee on National Legislation These … Continue reading

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Humility

“Perpetual quietness of heart. It is to have no trouble. It is never to be fretted or vexed, irritable or sore; to wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing done against me. It is to be … Continue reading

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