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If you happen to be feeling discombobulated in these times, you are not alone! A sense of disorganization or mini-trauma creeps in when we cannot do what we always do. One of the leading trauma experts, Bessel vanderKolk, defines trauma as being in a situation that we are helpless to change, and... (more)
Sometimes you need peace; sometimes you are in the position to give it. GivePeace is CryPeace's new initiative to help you do just that. In my travels over the years, I have been amazed at the resilience, and oftentimes inner peace, of people living in very precarious situations. That peace is not... (more)
Being one global family means we are “us”; there is no “them”. 1 Corinthians 13 reveals the key ingredient that our global family needs now more than ever: love. I don’t know if there has ever been a year that more people have wished was over than 2020. If you’re like me, you spent most of it... (more)
This is a sermon I delivered on the Sunday in Advent devoted to peace. It is best experienced aurally, and I invite you to listen to it instead of read it, below. Good morning. Today I want to share a message on something that is very close to my heart – peace. Over many years I’ve travelled to... (more)
As we enter into Advent — the time when Christians prepare their hearts to celebrate Jesus’ birth on Christmas — may God’s peace be with you in a special way. And as we enter the twelfth month of the coronavirus pandemic, we desperately need peace.In my province, COVID-19 cases set new records... (more)
(lire en français) Dear people of France, from all backgrounds and religions, My heart goes out to you. I am so sorry for the murders your citizens have suffered today, and in recent weeks, at the hands of violent extremists. I am so sorry for the fears that divide you instead of unite you at this... (more)
I have a dream – that our tears over oppression will motivate cries for justice that become shouts of joy as justice flows down like rivers, and peace like everlasting streams. On the 57th anniversary of the 1963 march on Washington for civil rights, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his... (more)
How can those charged to serve and protectkill an unarmed man with a knee to the neck?Why do brown people fear the men in blue when there is no difference between me and you? It’s not rightWe see the lightWe’ll stand and fightFor human rights Why do people living off their last piece of... (more)