Monthly Archives: December 2014


The urge to leave your surroundings and look for release somewhere new So that we can meet our brothers and sisters and share a new point of view. You have only to take your old bicycle and point towards the …

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The Universal Desire for Justice

It was frosty cold standing in the center island of the broad avenue in Seoul, Korea, leading to the historical palace and presidential house. There I met one of the grieving parents of the Korean ferry disaster. There is a …

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Christmas in Korea

It was Christmas Eve 1981. A few months previously I had begun to live at Emmaus, a community home for a small group of people with special needs. Now being Christmas, I could see how our community was small but …

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Mending the Nets in Dogatuki

An Advent Mission in Fiji The Situation “Our people are dispirited. Thirty years ago the former Archbishop accepted our request to establish a parish here but this has not happened. No priest has been appointed here. We have been passed …

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Weekly Prayer: December 23, 2014

Dear Jesus, At times I keep you at arm’s length. I keep too busy with doing things. Yet you did not keep distant. You came into my world as an infant facing all the frailties of human nature to be …

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Reframing the Story

I am a believer in stories. When we share our experiences and our beliefs, we connect to others. Right now, a lot of people are sharing the earth’s story, too. In November, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change …

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Weekly Prayer: December 18, 2014

Where is Your Presence? Maybe I am looking too hard or looking for what I want to see. I maybe be blind to Your signs, messages or presence. I must stop looking for what I want to see and wait …

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Presence or Presents?

Christmas is right around the corner! It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the things we need to do this time of year– shop, wrap, write Christmas greetings, bake and cook! With time flying by and so much to …

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Daily Journal from the COP 20 Climate Change Talks in Lima, Peru

Daily Journal from the COP20 Climate Change TalksOn December 1-12, the 20th yearly session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held in Lima, Peru. The conference delegates continued the …

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