Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

The enormity of our world's needs is overwhelming, and without a compassionate heart, distressing news can appear to be just black and white. A few of these intractable issues mentioned here need our prayers and action.

Inspiring Peace Initiatives: SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND

Inspiring Peace Initiatives: SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND

Search for Common Ground (or SFCG) is an international non-profit organization operating in 36 countries whose mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict away from adversarial approaches toward cooperative solutions. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and Brussels, Belgium, with the majority of its 600 employees based in field offices around the world including in Africa, Asia, Europe,

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Gazing On The Beauty Of God

Gazing On The Beauty Of God

Psalm 27. This canticle of King David presents us with a sufficiently vivid vignette of his historical lived experience with Yahweh in life’s problematic existence during his reign; specifically related to ‘the day of trouble’ (Ps 27:5; Ps 27:1-3). In the midst of abject turmoil encircling and threatening him, David’s singular request was to be in the Jerusalem tented temple meditating on the beauty of his God (Ps 27:4), a quest towards seeking solutions to his troubles! If

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Sagitta Constellation

The Sagitta Constellation

Sagitta is a dim but distinctive constellation in the northern sky. Its name is Latin for “arrow,” and it should not be confused with the significantly larger constellation Sagittarius, the archer. Although Sagitta is an ancient constellation, it has no star brighter than 3rd magnitude and has the third-smallest area of all constellations (only Equuleus and Crux are smaller). It was

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Democracy In Retreat: Freedom In The World 2019

Democracy In Retreat: Freedom In The World 2019

Since the early 1970s, the pro-democracy non-profit Freedom House, founded in 1941 to mobilize American public opinion against Nazism, has published an annual survey evaluating political freedoms and civil liberties in countries around the world. Using 25 indicators, including electoral processes, individual rights and the rule of law, nations are

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