“Annihilation itself is no death to evil. Only good where evil was, is evil dead. An evil thing must live with its evil until it chooses to be good. That alone is the slaying of evil” (George MacDonald). Má-o-meno: “A aniquilação por si só não significa a morte do mal. Somente a presença do bem […]

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Happy Are They One of the first things Christ says in the Gospel is this: “Happy the simple-hearted!” Yes, happy those who head towards simplicity, simplicity of heart and simplicity of life. A simple heart attempts to live in the present moment, to welcome each day as God’s today… Simplifying our life enables us to […]

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Faze hoje 60 anos que caiu uma bomba atômica sobre a cidade de Nagasaki, matando milhares de pessoas e forçando a rendição incondicional do exército japonês. Uma canção romântica do Gilberto Gil sugere que “uma bomba sobre o Japão fez nascer o Japão da paz”. A canção trata especificamente de conflitos conjugais, mas faz uma […]

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Why We Flee(M. Basil Pennington) “Unfortunately, in seeing ourselves as we truly are, not all that we see is beautiful and attractive. This is undoubtedly part of the reason we flee silence. We do not want to be confronted with our hypocrisy, our phoniness. We see how false and fragile is the false self we […]

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“The Indians knew that life was equated with the earth and its resources, that America was a paradise, and they could not comprehend why the intruders from the East were determined to destroy all that was Indian as well as America itself” (Dee Brown).

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