Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 3

Reflection “…the vast marvel is to be alive.  For us, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly, alive…The magnificent here and now of life in the flesh is ours and ours alone and only for a time.  We ought to dance with rapture that we should be alive and in…

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June 2

Reflection “Speak the truth in love.” Paul’s words are direct and simple but in trying to act on them we often complicate things. It seems we either let our simplistic understanding of love dilute the real truth and so speak an unclear or incomprehensible message, or blurt out the truth without compassion and generate resistance or anger. It isn’t easy…

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June 1

June is Torture Awareness Month Reflection Torture violates the basic dignity of the human person that all religions, in their highest ideals, hold dear. It degrades everyone involved-policy-makers, perpetrators and victims. It contradicts our nation’s most cherished values. Any policies that permit torture and inhumane treatment are shocking and morally intolerable. Nothing less is at stake in the torture abuse…

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