Peace Out: Week Nineteen

Peace Out: Week Nineteen Festive floral wall mural at Adelante Alabama Worker Center in Hoover, Alabama www.adelantealabama.org These saints are empowering immigrant workers to deal with wage theft and abusive landlords, among much else. Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is...
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Peace Out: Week Eighteen

Peace Out: Week Eighteen Banner outside new Peace Partner Parish, Calvary Episcopal Church- Memphis, TN Loving God, make us instruments of your peace. This week we had inspiring visits with Peace Partner Parishes St. Michael’s in Little Rock, AR and Calvary in Memphis, TN...
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Peace Out: Weeks Sixteen and Seventeen

Peace Out: Week Seventeen COLUMBINE REMEMBRANCE Those who walk uprightly enter into peace. Isaiah 57:1-2 (From the inscription on the memorial for Isaiah Emon Shoels, murdered by teenaged gunmen at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999.) The following reflection is offered by...
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Peace Out: Week Fifteen

Week Fifteen Update from Melanie Peace Out: Week Fifteen Alleluia! Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia! WE ARE COLUMBINE Steven and I have been in Denver since Friday afternoon. We took the opportunity to attend the memorial service for the victims of the...
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Peace Out: Week Fourteen

Week Fourteen Update from Melanie Peace Out: Week Fourteen Black Cross with Red Sky by Georgia O’Keeffe evokes Good Friday Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness. James 3:18 This beautiful mosaic, tiled by members of St. Bede’s, Santa Fe, NM, is...
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Peace Out: Week Thirteen

Week Thirteen Update from Melanie Peace Out: Week Thirteen April Fool’s Day snow just west of Albuquerque How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion,...
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Peace Out: Week Twelve

Week Twelve Update from Melanie Peace Out: Week Twelve In the Name of Love “At the center of nonviolence stands the principle of love.” Quote by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as imagined by a fifth grader in Dallas, Texas, displayed on the wall near the Texas...
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Peace Out: Week Eleven

Week Eleven Update from Melanie Peace Out: Week Eleven The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace. Pslam 29:11 GRAND GRACE It is impossible for me to look onto the majesty of the Grand Canyon without remembering a sermon Rev. Francis X. Walter,...
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Peace Out: Week Ten

Peace Out: Week Ten Top of the World, Arizona Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God. Matthew 5:9 MARATHON OF HOPE I am back in Arizona after a fruitful diversion to Chicago this week. On Thursday, National Executive Committee member Ellen...
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