Tag Archives: Human Rights

Life, Liberty & …Death to the Little Ones??

Tomorrow many folks of many faiths will fill the streets of Washington, D.C. to raise awareness for unborn little ones in the 2017 March for Life. I realize the issue of abortion pushes emotional buttons, but here are my thoughts … Continue reading

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Human Rights, Human Rights!!!!

Dashing about the mad ‘get-everything-ready’ holiday rush, it’s difficult to slow down to think about – Human Rights??  But today back in 1948 a war weary world came together  to ratify the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  (Click here to … Continue reading

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…serving others (in difficult places) …

On Holy Thursday we reflect upon Jesus washing the disciples’ feet – and how He asks us to Do The Same for those around us. This can be particularly challenging when we are placed in difficult circumstances… While a Catholic … Continue reading

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Life, faith & love: Oscar Romero (24 March 1980)

Sometimes our faith comes with a price – an expensive exchange if we’re serious about it.  Really serious like Archbishop Oscar Romero, who in faith raised his voice against the injustices pervading El Salvador around him & paid with his … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day (a photo journey…)

Today we celebrate women & women’s rights as International Women’s Day 2013 activities highlight progress & continued challenges around the world.  I am so very blessed to have so many amazing women who impacted my life (click here to read … Continue reading

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…the price of faith…. St. Denis

Last week my brother & i visited the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond again on the occasion of his birthday (my older brother Dean came to ‘hang out’ with the Savvy Saints : ) … while there we … Continue reading

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..prayerful poetry from AMY CARMICHAEL…

Amy Carmichael devoted her life to missions in India & along the way stood up for injustices she encountered by Doing Something About them – namely, starting orphanages for girls & boys who were rescued from forced prostitution. (click here … Continue reading

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20 February: World Day of Social Justice

“As we mark World Day of Social Justice, we see far too many places where there are increasing opportunities for a few and only rising inequality for the many. Growing inequality undermines the international community’s progress in lifting millions out … Continue reading

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life, liberty & … death to the little ones??

Today many folks of many faiths are marching down the streets of Washington, D.C. to raise awareness of the issue of LIFE for unborn little ones.  i realize that the issue of abortion pushes people’s emotional buttons, but here are … Continue reading

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ADVENT: … joy? ….

Years ago when I returned from the Middle East, folks at cocktail parties and church often asked, “So, what did you learn in all your time over there?” egads!  How to compress 5 years of living and working in the … Continue reading

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