Biblical verses to ponder on vacation:
Anatoli Kuznetsov was in his early teens when he lived through the events he recounts in his autobiographical novel, Babi Yar A Document in the Form of a Novel.
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In his book, Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland Christopher Browning tells the chilling story of the German Order Police Reserve Unit 101.
He recently retired from many years in a prominent leadership position in a venerable institution. We are having coffee discussing how he feels about retiring.
Why do I resist change?
I do not do well with numbers. But I am interested in trying to understand what wisdom numbers might have to tell us about how we in the Anglican Church of Canada need to think about doing church.
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A great deal of pain is caused, or at least made worse, by my determination to avoid pain. The intensity and power of anything I resist always increases.
Robert Chalmers is a young, bright, obviously brash features writer for “Newsweek Magazine.” Recently he had the opportunity to interview the current Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.
I think a lot about empowerment.