Repression in Honduras & Another War

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Today I officially began a journey with the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship as Associate Director. I’ve got a great bunch of people to work with and am stepping in a wonderful stream of prophets. Today we posted two items on our site. The first is a poem that came through our office called “Another Day, Another […]

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Soft shells and things that go bump

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This little fellow is all gone now. Ate him (or her) on a bed of pasta with garlic and red pepper flakes. I’m a happy camper today. iTunes now has the X Files for download. I immediately got the episode about Gibsonton, Florida, “Humbug”. I plan to get a few more of the monster-of-the-week episodes […]

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Free at last

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Went to a PC(USA) geek event today at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. I say geek event, because really, only church polity geeks go to forums of moderator candidates on such a beautiful spring day. But I am what I am, and I love meeting up with other polity geeks like me. You know who […]

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Human Rights Day, part 2

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In today’s LA Times, Dave Zirin once again brings the issues of human rights and justice home to Americans in a way we can understand very well. Sports. IN 1995, I went to Chile’s National Stadium to watch a soccer match. Soccer was something I neither enjoyed nor understood, but the game was hardly on […]

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Human Rights Day

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Check out the United Nations page on Human Rights Day and celebrate that on this day in 1948 the UN General Assembly adopted Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The focus this year is on poverty. “Poverty is a cause and a product of human rights violations.” The video is from the intro of the 1998 […]

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Is This the America You Believe In?

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In September Congress passed the Military Commissions Act allowing this and any future President & Sec. of Defense to declare someone, anyone, an enemy combatant and basically strip them of rights we hold dear. In the words of a New York Times news analysis: “In effect it allows the president to identify enemies, imprison them […]

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Prevent Recruitment of Child Soldiers

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Colombia’s civil war continues as 30,000 die each year and over 3.6 millions persons are displaced. Some 6,000 children are enrolled in non-State armed groups. UNICEF is working for the demobilization of children in armed groups and they need our help. War is a terrible way of life in Colombia, it’s even worse for children […]

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Combating Hunger

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This weekend is the 28th Annual Hunger Walk in Louisville. This event raises thousands of dollars that go directly to feed people who are hungry here in Louisville and around the world. If you can’t walk, be sure to find a way to donate. Most likely your local place of worship is participating. Another group […]

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Welcome to

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Welcome to dolovewalk, a peacemaking studio (digital edition). We take our name from Micah 6:8, “And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God.” In an age where social networking and web 2.0 are the buzzwords of the internet and communications in […]

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