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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Peace Out: Week Nine

Week Nine Update from Melanie Peace Out: Week Nine Sunrise over vineyard outside of Anthony, New Mexico From El Paso, Texas to Tucson, Arizona The Lord lift His countenance upon you, and give you peace. Numbers 6:26 Week nine of our journey has moved us deeper into the desert...
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Peace Out: Week Eight

Peace Out: Week Eight Borderland experience: El Paso’s magnificent welcome and extraordinary need I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 Two months out and...
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Peace Out: Week Seven

Week Seven Update from Melanie Peace Out: Week Seven Our pilgrimage continues in celebration of EPF’s 80th year as I walked the stations of the cross in Boquillas, Mexico this week. Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not...
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Peace Out: Week Six

Peace Out: Week Six Peace Ambassadors of West Texas, a multicultural study group, meets once week at Emmanuel-San Angelo, Texas. I was privileged to spend a few hours with them last week. Shown here with their patron father of three faiths — Islam, Judaism, and Christianity...
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Peace Out: Week Four

Fr. Will Wauters, vicar at Sante Fe Episcopal Church in San Antonio, TX and his wife, Ana, showed Steven and me an amazing night out, including a stop for a photo with this mural at Mi Tierra, the most colorful and captivating Mexican restaurant in Market Square. This wall evokes...
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