The how

Monday, November 13, 2017

A letter on peace from César García, general secretary of Mennonite World Conference “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give…

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Saturday, September 19, 2015

“God, we thank you for your harvest which feeds us so many times each day…. We thank you too for filling us with the water of life. May…

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Remembrance Day

Saturday, November 1, 2014

“I am glad that I ever met the conscientious objectors. They meant a lot to me.” E.J. Swalm records this sentiment from his jailer in St. Catharines, Ont.,…

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Rise and fall

Thursday, November 1, 2012

A Remembrance Day reading He is dying. After 82 years, it comes to this: the slow weaning of life due to pancreatic cancer. He just lies there. A…

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On Remembrance Day: an act of peace

Sunday, November 1, 2009

A kilted piper and the sounds of Amazing Grace shattered the opening silence at my daughter’s November 11 service at her school. She was in Grade 3.

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Why I don’t wear a poppy

Thursday, November 1, 2007

I do not wear a poppy on Remembrance Day. OK, there, I said it. I’m afraid to admit it publicly because I know it will invite scorn from others.

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Why I wear a poppy

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Although our Anabaptist peace position calls us to speak against the evils of war and to work as peacemakers, we live in a country that has participated in…

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