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Sojourners Magazine: April 1986

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Journal from the Shadows of Mt. Anlaon in Negros


A Sermon of Celebration
Pursuit by the Power of Death


At 11:39 a.m. on Tuesday, January 28, the world changed for millions of children.
So justice is driven back, and righteousness stands at a distance; truth has stumbled in the streets, honesty cannot enter. Truth is nowhere to be found, and whoever shuns evil becomes a prey. --Isaiah 59:14-15
The first national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. became an event I would not soon forget.
Last July, in the midst of the TWA hijacking crisis, Congress was seized by a fit of Rambo-mania.
Ronald Reagan's space weapons plan is unlikely to ever block a nuclear warhead in the heavens, but it may prove to be an effective shield against any possibility of an arms agreement here on earth.