In my daily prayer book, the morning antiphon for today said: "The Lord chose these holy men for their unfeigned love
Last weekend I was at a family reunion where I had been invited to show pictures from my sabbatical in the Middle East last spring.
Several sources have recommended this commentary by M.J. Rosenberg at Media Matters as a helpful analysis of the new "Obama Peace Plan" for the Middle East.
"C'mon, just let us shoot
Both churches described in the March 2010 article, How To… Green
I was born in Tijuana, Mexico, and grew up in San Diego, California, only a few hundred yards from the actual borderline. As a kid, there were always border patrols around but I never felt like my birthplace offered any threat. A few years ago, though, I noticed a massive escalation of security infrastructure along the U.S.-Mexico border. I couldn't figure out what had changed.