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A small girl rides on her father's back during a moment of play  at Still Waters Sanctuary.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Disruptive Peacemaking

Ethan Hughes

“Whenever we place our faith in mammon, wealth, and things, we enter a state of war with ourselves, with each other, with creation, and with God. The cycle feeds itself, gaining momentum as long as it goes unchecked. We must disrupt it at all costs.”

Vincent Van Gogh, Self Portrait, 1888.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Germinating Force

Erna Albertz

This week marks the 125th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh's death. He was a conflicted and enigmatic man, seeking desperately for meaning. Perhaps a deep awareness of his human frailty gave his art a unique passion and intensity...

Detail from a Japanese-style block print of a windswept tree.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Face of Nonviolence in a Violent Century

Staughton Lynd

What does it mean to advocate nonviolence? The past hundred years were the most violent in history. But this bloody century will also be remembered for the lives of prophets who embraced nonviolence...