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Jacob's Well - not always a place of peace

Yesterday we visited Jacob’s Well.  It is located on the outskirts of Nablus near the Balata refugee camp. There is now a beautiful Orthodox church now built over and around the well. 513 more words

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Opinion: Decision in Val-d'Or case is a blow to reconciliation hopes

Two weeks ago, as McGill students, we were guests of the Anishnabe community of Kitcisakik near Val-d’Or. Just days later, the picture of a woman from Kitcisakik who had shared her history of abuse at residential school with us was on the front page of newspapers across Quebec. 569 more words


What is reconciliation?

Part 1: The myth of the vanishing Indian

“To the extent that the Indian was on his way out, created reserves, they created little wardship statuses, they created situations to manage the problem while it went away.

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This Building has a History

I saw this building for the first time yesterday.

Located on  An Najah street near the old city in Nablus, I suspect it was built in the late 1800’s or around the turn of the last century. 746 more words

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My Father's Passport

My Father’s Passport

As usual, on my way to my church office I am greeted by the shopkeepers and often invited in for tea or coffee. 1,006 more words

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Peace Begins at Home

Even after all the lovely words I wrote yesterday and the beginnings of a shift in my home life, I lost my cool as I was trying to get the kids ready to go out in the afternoon. 617 more words