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Don't tip the canoe

Don’t tip the canoe

by L. Stewart Marsden

“Don’t tip the canoe,” said Tyler to
a large kid who was rockin’ the boat,
“or we’ll all get wet, and you can bet… 142 more words


IDF declared Nabi Saleh village 'military zone', abusing civilians

Nabi Saleh is a small village of 500 inhabitants, located near Ramallah. It’s an essential component of the Popular Struggle Committee, and one of the most active resistant villages in the West Bank. 83 more words


Wrestling Prayer (Part 17)

Prayer — “Until you learn that life is war, you don’t know what prayer is for.” ~John Piper

“Wrestling prayer can wonders do,
Bring relief in deepest straits;
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Christian Living

Jesuit reportedly killed in Syria

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service

ROME — A 75-year-old Dutch Jesuit who refused to leave war-torn Syria, instead staying in Homs to help the poor and homeless, was beaten by armed men and killed with two bullets to the head, according to an email sent by the Jesuits’ Middle East province to the Jesuit headquarters in Rome. 295 more words

National/World News

Two Years Later

April 5, 2014
I would have loved to share something lighthearted today. Two years ago we stepped out into the Damascene sun and I started heating up in my San Francisco sweatshirt; I then realized how cold it had been those few days underground. 453 more words

Syrian Reflections