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Daily Quote: Mary Morrison

“Mystery–it is all around us, and we do not know it. But sometimes when we give it time and space, whether in deep peace or great anguish, it will come up behind us, or meet us face to face, or move within us, changing the way we see everything, and filling our hearts with joy…

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Daily Quote: Adlai Stevenson

“We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil; all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace; preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.” -Adlai Stevenson

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Living in the Future: Crystal “life”, Health-care via robot, and Gold-extracting bacteria

This week on We are Living in the Future: crystals that imitate some aspects of life, doctors who offer healthcare via robot telepresence, and bacteria that extract gold from sediment. While life has several characteristics that define it, including reproduction, metabolism, and mobility, most people agree that crystal and fire are not lifeforms. But scientists…

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Together in Faith

Last week was the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, when Christians from all denominations agree to put aside their differences and recognize that we worship the same God. It’s a step that I appreciate personally, as God is big enough to encompass different ways of living and practicing faith. So when the Nome Ministerial…

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Daily Quote: Aldous Huxley

“Experience is not a matter of having actually swum the Hellespont, or danced with the dervishes, or slept in a doss-house. It is a matter of sensibility and intuition, of seeing and hearing the significant things, of paying attention at the right moments, of understanding and coordinating. Experience is not what happens to you; it…

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Daily Quote: Thomas Fuller

“Let grace and goodness be the principal lodestone of your affections. For love which has ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue” -Thomas Fuller, 1642

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Daily Quote: T.S. Eliot

When the Stranger says: “What is the meaning of this city ? Do you huddle close together because you love each other?” What will you answer? “We all dwell together To make money from each other”? or “This is a community”? T. S. Eliot, The Rock (1934)

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Daily Quote: Billy Davis

‎”I’d like to teach the world to sing In perfect harmony I’d like to hold it in my arms and keep it company. I’d like to see the world for once All standing hand in hand And hear them echo through the hills “Ah, peace throughout the land.” That’s the song I hear…” -Billy Davis…

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Daily Quote: E.M. Forster

You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know from experience that the poets are right: love is eternal. ~ E. M. Forster‎‎ ~

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