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Photo “Thistles in the North of England” by Hettie.

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” -Mark Twain

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Photo by Hettie.

“To live is the rarest thing in the world.  Most people exist, that is all.”  -Oscar Wilde

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Photo “Stonehenge” by Hettie.

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”  -Douglas Adams

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Photo “Portugal at Dusk” by Hettie.

“Who are you to judge the life I live?

I know I’m not perfect

— and I don’t live to be —

but before you start pointing fingers…

make sure your hands are clean!”

-Bob Marley

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Photo “Mountains Northern Italy” by Hettie.

“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.”  -Emily Dickinson

Music “The Healing” by Sergey Cheremisinov, FreeMusicArchive.org.

Special thanks to Hettie for the beautiful photos this week.

I am spending time away from the computer for a few weeks, but I hope to catch up with everyone in August.

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“And when they spy on us let them discover us loving.”
— Alice Walker (Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart)

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“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”
-Elie Wiesel

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“I know the world is bruised and bleeding, and though it is important not to ignore its pain, it is also critical to refuse to succumb to its malevolence. Like failure, chaos contains information that can lead to knowledge – even wisdom. Like art.”
–Toni Morrison

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“I’ve had enough of someone else’s propaganda… I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.”
― Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X

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“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Music Rebels With A Cause (Aries) (2020) RENAE 

 

 

 

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Music “Ode to Women” by Empty Hands Music.  Used with permission.  Thank you!

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“We respect and love all religions. We never put down anyone’s religion, or uphold one religion to the exclusion of others. What we want is to believe and respect interfaith religion, inclusive of all faith traditions. In our community spiritual practices, we invoke our prayers to the Divine, rather than invoking any particular name or form of God to the exclusion of others.”

-Sister Lucy Kurien, Maher

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Image by billy cedeno from Pixabay

“My dear students…any time you see a woman or a child begging on the street…the aged men left on the street, can you stop…and ask, ‘Do you need some help?’ And please call me up.” -Sister Lucy Kurien, Maher.

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Photo by Stux, Pixabay.

“I have nothing,” she told her mentor, a priest. “What will I do?”

“You have love in your heart,” he told her.

“But with just love, what will I do?”

Here’s what she did.

-Sister Lucy Kurien

from: The Nun Who Has Saved Thousands of Lives From Violence
–by Christa Hillstrom

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Image by Andrew Martin from Pixabay.

“Maher means ‘Mother’s Home’ in Marathi. And she created the warmth of a mother’s home for the destitute, homeless, children as well as women. That seed has become a big tree today and all of us can partake of its shade but behind it lies such small stories of deep transformation.”  -Sachi Maniar from Sister Lucy the Mother Teresa of Pune

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Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay. Graphic art by Niki Flow.

“Maher is a shining ray of hope for transforming our troubled world. This book tells its story, and the stories of some of the women and children whose lives have been transformed there.”  from Women Healing Woman:  A Model of Hope for Oppressed Women Everywhere by William Keepin, Ph.D. and Cynthia Brix, M. Div.

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Sister Lucy Kurien, Maher “Mother’s Home”

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