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Daily Quote: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“There is no way to peace along the way of safety. For peace must be dared, it is itself the great venture, and can never be safe. Peace is the opposite of security. To demand guarantees is to mistrust, and this mistrust in turn brings forth war. To look for guarantees is to want to…

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Daily Quote: Walter Bruggeman

“The Christ Child is about to be born, the one promised by the angel. Mary’s “fullness of time” has arrived. Except that the birth is scheduled according to the emperor: A decree went out that all should be numbered. Caesar decreed a census, everyone counted; Caesar intended to have up-to-date data for the tax rolls;…

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Daily Quote: It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

Yet with the woes of sin and strife The world has suffered long; Beneath the angel-strain have rolled Two thousand years of wrong; And man, at war with man, hears not The love-song which they bring; O hush the noise, ye men of strife, And hear the angels sing. -Lyrics to “It Came Upon a…

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Daily Quote: Morihei Ueshiba

“Instructors can impart only a fraction of the teaching. It is through your own devoted practice that the mysteries of the Art of Peace are brought to life.” -Morihei Ueshiba

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Daily Quote: Albert Einstein

“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling Man’s life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom. It is no mere chance that our older universities developed from clerical schools. Both churches and universities — insofar as…

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Sweet Child of Bethlehem

An inspirational spot from the Christmas 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Sweet Child of Bethlehem, grant that we may share in the profound mystery of Christmas. May Your peace shine upon the world forever.

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Daily Quote: Martin Luther King, Jr.

‎”On some positions, Cowardice asks the question, “Is it safe?” Expediency asks the question, “Is it politic?” And Vanity comes along and asks the question, “Is it popular?” But Conscience asks the question “Is it right?” And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular,…

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A request for prayers

In this season of giving thanks, we begin our (November 2012) newsletter with gratitude and a humble request for prayers – in both cases, directed towards KNOM’s spiritual advisor, the Reverend Armand Nigro, SJ. Father Armand has been a priest for nearly seven decades. In that time, he has been an active fixture of the…

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A life for Christ

Our inspirational spot for the week: Living a life for Christ can fill our lives with peace and joy – all the way to heaven.

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