Friday night we were the guests of a synagogue in West Jerusalem. It was beautiful to see the room full of Jewish families honoring God in song, reading, silence, and prayer.
What a day it was. Halfway through, many in our group of twenty felt that we couldn't take much more.
Again this Wednesday we joined the broader church in singing vespers, the evening prayer which always includes Mary's song, the Magnificat.
Sunday was officially a day of rest for delegates at Copenhagen who took a break from the Bella Centre.
Compassion is, by one definition, "a deep awareness and sympathy for another's suffering."
One reader wrote me to ask: " "What effect will the Fort Hood shootings have on the American public's perception of Islam?" That question asks us to be foretellers, fortune tellers, to predict.