Posts Tagged: courage

Words save lives

Will you write a letter to save a life? I will. Tonight I signed up to participate in Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Global Write-a-thon between December 3 and December 11. This time period includes Human Rights Day. Hundreds of thousands of people from around the world will take part in the Write for Rights… Read more »

A prayer of fear and hope for the peoples of Sudan

God of the ages, July 9 draws near and I fear . . . I fear for my brothers and sisters in Sudan. I fear that preparations and plans for the independence of South Sudan have not been carefully made. I fear that the United Nations and the nations and intergovernmental organizations of the world… Read more »

Advent Devotion – December 5, 2010

Scripture – Romans 15:4–13 “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 15:13) There was a point in my…

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Pray for the people of Maguindanao

God of justice, God of compassion, God of peace, comfort those who grieve for the deaths at Maguindanao and in places whose name we do not know, work healing within those who are wounded, stir the conscience of those who…

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A Massacre Most Foul, Gross, and Utterly Repugnant

The following statement comes from the National Council of Churches in the Philippines. It reflects on a massacre in Maguindanao on Mindanao Island.NCCP Statement It is a massacre most foul, gross, and utterly repugnant! The National Council of Churches in…

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